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The story behind this viral ‘dog pool’ photo

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Aug 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-09 14:08:21-04

URBANNA, Va. (WTVR) – A photo posted to Reddit.com Monday has now been seen by nearly 800,000 people.

Under the header “Saw this while walking through a small town in VA – it’s nice to know that someone is looking out for all the pups in this summer heat,” Reddit user Brittany Magill, of Falls Church, posted the photo of a sign.

The sign read: If Your Dog Has To Be Outside… Please Take a Pool To Help Them Cool. If the kiddie pools are all gone, I’ll replace as soon as I can – Megan

A lot of people liked the message and up-voted the photo to the front page of Reddit — a social news and entertainment website.

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