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Summer hazard – dogs in hot cars

A dog in a hot car Photo:  Courtesy of the BC SPCA

A dog in a hot car
Photo: Courtesy of the BC SPCA

Summer hazard: dogs in hot cars
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and the BC SPCA by Patti-Lea Ryan
Edited by Nila Gopaul
Level 3

The BC SPCA* reminds us that summer is here.
This means that the weather is getting hot.
Vehicles such as cars and vans heat up
very fast in the summer.
Your pet can get very sick
in a hot, parked vehicle.
* BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Last year in June, the BC SPCA
responded to 228 calls
to rescue dogs in hot cars.

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