By Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views
I know that Pet News and Views’ readers would never leave their dogs or cats inside a car. It could be life threatening for your pet.
According to Pets Best Insurance Services, today is National Heat Awareness Day. If it is 68 degrees outside, the inside temperature of your car can jump to 81 within 10 minutes, and reach up to 115 degrees in an hour.
Please copy and share this infographic, and place it on cars. If you do see a dog or cat in a car even with the windows cracked, please call animal control.
Michele C. Hollow writes a pets/wildlife column for Parade. She is the author of The Everything Guide to Working with Animals (Adams Media).