I tried them again with our little pool in the hopes it would get them to play, or at least cool down; however they were not having it.
The most I could get them to do was stand there and look at me.
This is Gimli's: "throw the apples for me" face.
Here's Merida's: "I'm so confused" face.
Here's video of the two of them.
Oh well, I guess I should be glad they aren't water dogs. They'd be after every stinky puddle around and that's bad news when you have a fluff!