In the supermarket parking lot
When the weather is nice, there’s drama in the cars parked in the sun…
It happened in California, in Palm Desert, a few days ago. On this day, a person who has been in the parking lot of a shopping center sees a shadow moving in a car parked in the sun at a high temperature outside.
Approaching the window, the person realizes that a dog is locked inside. He seems to be suffering from heat and suffocating. The man then breaks the window without hesitation before calling the police. In California, it is legal to break a vehicle window to save a pet if it is in imminent danger. A California law that went into effect in 2017 protects people from civil and criminal liability in the event of vehicle damage.
According to the testimony of several witnesses, at the age of eight, the poor dog was left alone in the car for at least 45 minutes. Once the dog was on his feet, he was able to return to his man, who was called to account by the court for his actions and who had to pay a bill of more than $ 1,000 for veterinary expenses.
Police say the woman has admitted she made a mistake and wants to have a better chance of handling her dog in the future.
Remember that you should never leave an animal alone in a car, especially in the sun. An open window, an air conditioner and a bowl of water are also not enough.
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