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Dogs in hot cars...Where is it legal to help them.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

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    emoticon Good to know! I'm glad I live in a "Good Samaritan" state. I wish all states were this way!
    185 days ago
    Here in FL it's a common occurrence and there are always reports of dogs or kids being left in cars. People that careless and stupid should not be allowed to have either IMHO.
    188 days ago
  • PICKIE98
    Selfish and thoughtless people..
    189 days ago
    Wishing more areas had laws to help when animals and even children are left in cars.
    191 days ago
    unfortunately i had a friend that took her dog with her no matter the temp. i told her it isn't safe to take it in the warm to hot weather, because of the inside temp in the car. i know my dog would love to go with me, but she is much better at home and happier and so am i happier she is home. she didn't listen to me. i did finally scare her by telling her that if she takes her dog and some one calls the police she will have a problem. i don't think she liked what i said.

    even with the window down it still gets too hot in the car for any animal to be in for any length of time.

    if a person loves their pet they would leave them at home if they would have to leave them in the car.

    thank you for the info.

    191 days ago
    Some people have no empathy whatsoever for animals! Wonder what would happen if someone forced them to stay in a hot car for awhile....bet they'd understand, then. It doesn't take long in a Texas hot car to kill any living thing!
    191 days ago
  • JAMER123
    Thanks for the info. I knew the MN. law and it's good to see other states following in suit. The southern states it's more than dangerous!
    191 days ago
    Thanks great information I didn't know about! I bet if you tried to contact the owner without the police involved they would be irate that you even interfered. So many people are such jerks anymore! If they leave a dog in the hot car, you know they aren't good people...so be careful with how you do it. I would not break the window either without a police involved for sure. Hopefully they wouldn't take so long getting there though. Sigh.
    191 days ago
    I would just march into the closest store and have them call the cops. I don't think I could break another person window, I am not strong enough anymore.
    192 days ago
    192 days ago
    If you are going to "rescue" a pet from a vehicle....

    THEN.... stick around and insure that that pet stays safe !!!

    UNTIL... the owner comes back. !!

    HEAT is not the only danger to pets...
    MOVING traffic can be deadly also.

    192 days ago
    Great info!
    192 days ago
    Thank you for sharing this article. I don't live in a state that allows for breaking in and would find it very difficult to do that even if I did live in one of the states. But contacting Law Enforcement is something i would definitely do. Also, if at a store, I would notify customer service and have the owner paged. I do believe that increasing public awareness is very helpful because I honestly don't think some people realize the danger involved.
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    192 days ago
    I think I would do it ...
    192 days ago
    Good to know but sad that we have to
    192 days ago
    Thanks Jeanne great info !
    192 days ago
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