Video: How to beat the dog days of summer with advice from a veteran mail carrier

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The arrival of the hottest weeks of the year means it’s time to raise a tall glass of something cold to the men and women who must work outside in those conditions.

People like mail carriers and line workers with no choice but to grin and bear it.

“The dogs always know you’re here,” said John Maxwell.

Maxwell is a veteran mail carrier. He made his appointed rounds with a dog barking out the window from inside an air-conditioned home. Just in time for the dog days of summer. It has Maxwell running through his mail route at a leisurely pace.

“When it’s really hot you better slow your pace down a little bit and take care of yourself,” he said. “You can overheat yourself real easy out here before you know it.” Read more at THV 11

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