Hot Weather Tips for Companion Animals
Hot cars are deadly! It only takes minutes!
On hot --or even warm-- sunny days, the inside of a car heats up very quickly: it only takes 10 minutes for the inside of a car to heat up to 102 degrees, and can rapidly rise to 160 degrees.
What to Know
Look for signs of heat exhaustion in your dog, like excessive panting and lethargy. If the animal is overheated, you should do the following:
Citizens concerned about unsupervised animals left in hot cars should call Boulder Police Dispatch at 303-441-3333.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 11:20