The phrase is actually a reference to the fact that, during this time, the Sun occupies the same region of the sky as Sirius, the brightest star visible from any part of Earth and part of the constellation Canis Major, the Greater Dog. This is why Sirius is sometimes called the Dog Star.
So what does it mean for you?
Plan to take your vacation during this time and, of course, and give yourself the gift of rest. You deserve it, and we’re here for you and your patients while you recharge.