DOG LEFT IN HOT CAR TRIGGERS ALARM AND IS RESCUED - "A panicking dog left inside a car in sweltering heat was rescued after it set off the vehicle’s alarm."
A dog was left in a parked car for approximately one hour in the town of Exmouth in England, and became distressed due to the intense heat. Somehow, the dog triggered the car’s alarm while passerby alerted the authorities. A police officer smashed a car window and rescued the dog, who was looked after by the RSPCA. Fortunately, the dog seems to have recovered. Read more from the Daily Mail:
The dog had been left in the back of a blue Chrysler people carrier next to the seafront in Exmouth, Devon, for around an hour as temperatures soared to 30C on Friday afternoon.
Witnesses said it was yelping and barking to be let out of the car, where the front windows were only slightly open, and that it had no water.
A police officer smashed the back window of the car after being called by a dog warden at around 1.15pm.
They cooled the dog with wet towels to calm it down before lifting it out.
’A crowd of around 40 people had formed to watch what was happening. We all applauded when the dog was freed.
'Clearly people were very concerned about the dog but were also very angry.
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