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Fine for leaving a dog in a hot car in Vermont

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calls for dogs in hot cars by mid July, 2014 at the Frederick County Animal Control

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Degrees a car can heat up in 10 minutes with windows cracked

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Minutes is the time it takes for a dog to experience brain damage in a hot car

Hot Car Flyers

Our Most-Popular Tool to Save Dogs

The easiest way to save dogs is to educate by handing out our hot car flyers. They contain information about the dangers of hot cars and what to do if someone sees an animal in distress. Hand them out at events, leave a stack at your local pet store or place on a car window.

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Help! I See a Dog in a Hot Car!

Help! I See a Dog in a Hot Car!

You’ve come across a dog in a hot car, find out the signs of an animal in distress and the steps you can take to help.

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Sit, Stay or Go?

Sit, Stay or Go?

Find out how quickly temperatures rise in a car, on a warm day and with windows open! Find out why dogs can’t handle the heat as well as their human family members.

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What the Cool People Are Doing

What the Cool People Are Doing

We always hear about the not-so-cool people who leave their dogs in hot cars – but what about the cool people who don’t? Find out what they’re doing across the US to keep dogs cool.

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Prevent Dogs from Dying

Prevent Dogs from Dying

Find out what you can do in your town to help prevent dogs from dying in hot cars and keep them cool.

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Cool Tools to Help Dogs

Cool Tools to Help Dogs

Order hot car fliers (easy to leave on car windows), write letters to the editor and discover more ways to educate others about the dangers of leaving dogs
in hot cars.

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Is Your Dog Cool?

Is Your Dog Cool?

Take the pledge to never leave your dog in a hot car. Then check out all the other canine parents who have done the same in our “Cool Dog Gallery.

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