Re: How to exercise V in hot weather?
In all honesty, listen to Ruby.
90+ degrees is pretty hot, and in Florida you have humidity also.
I don't do anything with my dogs in temps like that. It's asking a lot. Take her out in the cool of the morning, or evening, but leave the middle of the day alone.
Basically the dogs get from July to about mid Septmember off. Start 'em again in Septmember and by mid October they're back in shape.
Every year hunting dogs are lost to heat exhaustion.
Next time just try hosing off his feet. My dogs used to hold up the paws they wanted hosed down, and drink from the hose.
You'll never beat a lesson into a dog, you just beat desire out.