How many times have you been out running errands and seen a dog left panting in the backseat of a car?
On a mild 73ºF day, the temperature inside a car can reach 120ºF in 30 minutes. Animals can suffer and die from heatstroke in just 15 minutes, so by the time you pop in and out of the store or a restaurant, it may already be too late.
An animal confined to a vehicle in hot weather is an emergency. If you see one, please follow these lifesaving steps:
Here’s what you need to do:
1. Share this photo on Facebook, and ask your friends NEVER to leave their animal companions in a hot car!
2. Click the button below to get 750 points.
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