Wednesday, Jul 12
Each year, hundreds of pets die from heat exhaustion after being left in vehicles on a hot day. Even if it’s just a “quick trip to the store”, what most don’t realize is how quickly the temperature in the car rises to a dangerous level ultimately compromising your pet’s health.
The temperature inside your vehicle, with the windows cracked, can rise almost 20 degrees in as little as 10 minutes. So on a 70-degree day, within 10 minutes, your pet is sitting in a 90-degree car.
These are steps you can take if you come across a pet left in a hot car: