In the south, at least, the hottest summer ever lasted all the way until October 15, and then suddenly it went directly into a winter weather pattern. There is daily rain and cold in the current 10-day forecast. Never mind that I’ve been waiting to go walking on scenic hiking trails on cool autumn days. The biggest problem now is that the dog does not like to walk on wet sidewalks, much less in wet grass. Good thing I trained him to use those puppy training pads, for when he won’t relieve himself outside. The following are more good ideas for what to do with your dog on rainy days.