Dog Owner Issued $150 Fine for Leaving Dog in 120-Degree Hot Car

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?When I arrived on scene, the dog, ?Chloe,? was in the backseat of the car panting heavily and breathing rapidly, which are signs of overheating in dogs,? Auburn Animal Control Officer Aimee Contois told . The vehicle was unlocked, so police eventually opened the door and rescued the Shepherd-mix. It?s an act that?s become far too common in the scorching heat of summer. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. There was a bowl with about an inch of water located on the floor of the front passenger side of the vehicle, but Chloe?s rope leash was wrapped around the seatbelt, preventing her from accessing the water. Despite repeated warnings, watch moment pet dog runs on to high school race track and wins relay event 22372 owners continue to leave dogs locked in hot cars where they can very quickly succumb to heat exhaustion, stroke, and eventually death. She was issued a citation and a $150 fine. Unable to locate the dog?s owner inside the plaza, police called Animal Control to the scene.4109 SHARES A Massachusetts dog owner was fined $150 after leaving her dog locked inside a hot car for more than 40-minutes while temperatures inside reached up to 120-degrees. . Do you believe a?$150 fine is adequate to prevent dog owners from leaving dogs trapped in hot cars? Weigh in with a comment below! 4109 SHARES Related Items: Recommended for you 5 Comments 5 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Such was the case on Wednesday afternoon when, around 1:00pm, Auburn, Massachusetts Police were called to the Auburn Shopping Plaza to rescue a distressed dog trapped inside a parked vehicle. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. After 40-minutes of shopping while her dog was unattended in the car, Chloe?s owner Nancy Willard finally returned

Image via Kentucky Humane Society.3546 SHARES After almost two decades with her family, 17-year old Duchess was dumped at a rural Kentucky shelter when her family decided to move to another home without her. Duchess is a quiet dog, except when she?s hungry: then she whines a bit to let you know it?s dinner time!? Hoping to find Duchess a family that would love her for the rest of her long life, the shelter added, ?Duchess gets along great with other animals and loves everyone she meets.? 3546 SHARES Related Items: Recommended for you 2 Comments 2 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. But after her dental, Duchess is now feeling great and is proving to be quite spry! Her foster family reports that Duchess loves going for short walks and exploring in the back yard. ?Duchess has spent the last few weeks in foster care with a KHS volunteer, after our veterinary team removed the last of her two teeth because of severe dental disease. If you are looking for a sweet, easygoing little dog who needs a retirement home for the remainder of her days, we recommend you meet Duchess. She may be up there in years, but this little dog has lots of love left to give, and we think she deserves a second chance. She enjoys sleeping on the couch next to her foster family and taking ?cat naps? in her little dog bed. 17-year old Duchess was dumped at the shelter when her family decided to move without her. ?I?ve always told people if I do adopt, it will be an older dog. Lou Ann Young saw Duchess? photo on Facebook and immediately adopted the sweet senior pup. . All of my previous pets have found me by one means or another,? Young, who posed for the adoption photo above before bringing Duchess home, told?. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. ?Duchess also had two fistulas in her mouth that were caused by rotted teeth, which our team has repaired. Image via Kentucky Humane Society. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Duchess is great about pottying outside, and she enjoys canned food. No doubt her dental issues caused Duchess severe pain for years.? That second chance came a day after posting her photo, when Lou Ann Young saw the post and sprung into action to give Duchess the home she deserves. Little did I think she would be 17 years old. Duchess, a Miniature Dachshund, came to the from a rural Kentucky shelter after she was surrendered by her family because they were moving. ?It?s hard to imagine why they didn?t choose to take a dog who had been a member of their family for almost two decades,? the Humane Society posted to Facebook. ?This is the first time in my life that I actually adopted a pet from a shelter. Because she has no teeth, her tongue sticks out adorably

All four windows were rolled up and the sunroof was slightly opened. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The dog?s owner, 20-year old Chandler Bullen, returned to his vehicle as officers were providing the puppy with water and trying to cool her off. Temperatures outside at the time were around 100-degrees. He told police that he?d been shopping inside the Walmart store for about 30-minutes. It was much hotter inside the vehicle. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. ?And his reaction was, basically, he didn?t want to waste gas. Annabelle is currently being cared for by the Austin Animal Center while awaiting her owner?s court date where?it will be determined if she returns to Bullen or is made available for adoption. As seen in the dashcam video below, officers reached through the partially opened sunroof with a tire iron to press the doors unlocked and rescue the struggling dog. He could face up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine if convicted. . According to a Manor Police Department report, when officers arrived, they discovered the puppy in distress, crying, panting, and trying to find shade beneath a rear passenger seat inside the Ford Focus.2699 SHARES Police officers rescued a tiny 8-week old pup from inside a sweltering hot car parked outside a Texas Walmart where she?d been trapped for at least 30 minutes because her owner ?didn?t want to waste gas. Randall Anderson told . 2699 SHARES Related Items: Recommended for you 2 Comments 2 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published.? It was about 4:00pm on Saturday when a good Samaritan spotted an 8-week old puppy locked inside a car parked outside the Manor, Texas Walmart store and contacted police.? Bullen?s bond was set at $4,000. ?The officers just spoke with him and asked him why, you know, they left the animal in there with the windows up and the extreme heat,? Manor Police Sgt.? Bullen was arrested on a single charge of Cruelty to Non-Livestock Animals, a Class A Misdemeanor, after he ?knowingly and intentionally failed unreasonably to provide necessary shelter and water for an animal in his custody. He explained that he?d left his dog, an 8-week old Shepherd-mix named Annabelle, in the car because he didn?t want to waste his gas to either drive the pup home or leave the vehicle and air conditioner running. In addition to suffering from the extreme heat, officers said the was puppy?infested with fleas, had several lesions, and appeared to be in poor condition

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