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Pets and Hot Cars: What You Need to Know

By: Mark O.

Hot cars are a pet's biggest enemy. Many pet owners don't know just how extreme temperatures can get when a dog or cat are left inside a motor vehicle unattended.

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Hot cars are a pet's biggest enemy. Many pet owners don't know just how extreme temperatures can get when a dog or cat are left inside a motor vehicle unattended.

You might be tempted to bring your dog with you on errands to get them out of the house, but that may not be the best thing for their health. Think twice about taking your pet with you on car rides if you have to leave them in the car for any reason. In a matter of minutes, the heat inside the car can reach hazardous levels. 

Here is some additional information on keeping your pet safe during the summer’s rising heat.

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