A two-month-old pit bull mix puppy was rescued from a sweltering hot car in downtown Riverside, California, this past week.
People who saw the puppy trapped in the car called police around 10:30 in the morning. The pup had already been locked in the car for a half hour.
But just because windows are cracked open, does not mean it’s enough air for a dog. When it’s hot outside, temperatures get much hotter inside cars. After they saved the puppy, they did a temperature reading of inside the car which wound up being 133 degrees!
Temperatures can rise extremely quickly in cars, and it can be deadly to leave dogs inside. Dogs should never be left in them, no matter how quick you’re going to be.
The owner was cited $250, but no further details are known.
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