Ferne Animal Sanctuary in Chard need any unused sandpits to help their hot dogs cool off. 

With temperatures at scorching levels this week, the charity have requested that anyone with a sandpit consider donating it to the sanctuary. 

According to the sanctuary: "Our poor dogs are wilting in the heat."

The charity have said that if you have one to call the them on 01460 65214, and they may be able to pick it up if you cannot deliver it to them. 

Ferne Animal Sanctuary is located at; Wambrook, Chard TA20 3DH