Cool runnings in Carnarvon Park

Dogs and humans alike sought to beat the heat Tuesday

Jasper the black Labrador romps under the sprinkler with owner Marla Berchard at Carnarvon Park on a warm Tuesday evening.

Jasper the black Labrador romps under the sprinkler with owner Marla Berchard at Carnarvon Park on a warm Tuesday evening.

After a rainy, overcast Monday, temperatures around the Capital Region have returned to normal summer fare, prompting residents and their pets to seek ways to cool off.