Dog days of summer are 'ruff' on the Humane Society

Humane Society struggling to keep pets cool
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 | 8:36 p.m. CDT; updated 8:12 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 11, 2010

COLUMBIA — Black lab mix Millie shook her fur and lapped at the air, trying to take in some water from a spray bottle Tuesday afternoon. The spritz was cool relief in the uncooled metal warehouse where the Central Missouri Humane Society keeps Millie and about 40 other dogs.