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VIDEO: Don’t Make a Fatal Mistake: Dangers of a Hot Car And Your Pet

Temecula residents, keep your pets safe. Dangers of hot car and pets.

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Credit: Flickr/MeneerDijk Credit: Flickr/MeneerDijk

It doesn’t have to be that warm outside for a car to become dangerously hot. Here are some facts from the Humane Society:

  • When it’s 72 degrees Fahrenheit outside, the temperature inside your car can heat up to 116 degrees Fahrenheit within an hour.
  • When it’s 80 degrees Fahrenheit outside, the temperature inside your car can heat up to 99 degrees Fahrenheit within 10 minutes.
  • Rolling the down windows has been shown to have little effect on the temperature inside a car.
  • Many pets are stolen each year from unattended cars.

Many pets prefer to stay home, but if you must take your pet with you in your car, do so safely: Cats should ride in pet carriers, and dogs should ride in travel crates or wear a safety harness.

When a pet travels, he should wear two ID tags—one with a home address and one with a…

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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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