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Every year children and pets are left in hot cars - often left to die. Just last week a dog was found dead in a car in Riverside California. The owner was charged with felony animal cruelty.
In warm weather the car heats up quickly and cracking the windows is useless in cooling it down. Furthermore, your shady parking spot can quickly be in the sun as the earth rotates. The shortest of errands can be too long for your loved ones to survive the oven like conditions of the vehicle.
In these cases we see people who love their pets so much that they take them everywhere only to become distracted and realize the horror of what they have done.
Please leave your pets at home and view spcaLA's hot weather tips.