Jon

My name is Jon Sutz. I am a dog-loving multimedia graphic designer, writer and creative consultant, in Charlottesville, VA (bio). But the most important, joyous job I've ever had, was as "dad" to Shayna, the miracle dog who helped to save my life after 9/11, and about whom I wrote my first book, "Saved By Shayna: Life Lessons From A Miracle Dog." Learn more about Shayna at her website.
In tribute to Shayna, I developed HeatKills.org to help raise awareness of the dangers of leaving one's dog in a hot car.

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In Utah, leaving a dog in hot car may be felony

Written by on June 25, 2014 in In The News, Law
In Utah, leaving a dog in hot car may be felony

Any Utahan who leaves a dog in a hot car may end up facing felony prosecution. Let’s work together to take Utah’s example nationwide, and help save lots of dogs in the process.

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Two dogs trapped in hot car, Charlottesville, VA 04Aug13

Written by on June 22, 2014 in Videos of dogs in hot cars
Two dogs trapped in hot car, Charlottesville, VA 04Aug13

This video was captured in front of the Barnes & Noble book store in Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA. Granted, the windows were cracked. But as the chart at the bottom of this page shows, my estimation that it was about 75 degrees at 10:30am on this date was pretty accurate. Assuming the dogs […]

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Dog trapped in hot truck, Charlottesville, VA 18Aug12

Written by on June 20, 2014 in Videos of dogs in hot cars
Dog trapped in hot truck, Charlottesville, VA 18Aug12

This video was captured in front of the Panera Bread in Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA. Granted, the windows were cracked. But as the chart at the bottom of this page shows, my estimation that it was about 75 degrees at 9:30am on this date was pretty accurate. As I note on the video, […]

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