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This category is devoted to anything and everything involving dogs in hot cars.

News item roundup [Nov. 2015]

Written by on November 4, 2015 in In The News, Tragedies
News item roundup [Nov. 2015]

A roundup of tragic news stories, mostly from the summer of 2015, regarding dogs who suffered agonizing deaths from heatstroke after being left in hot cars.

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Interview with Ernie Ward, DVM

Written by on September 2, 2014 in HeatKills News, Heroes
Interview with Ernie Ward, DVM

HeatKills.org interviewed noted veterinarian Ernie Ward, DVM, on the issue of heatstroke, why he videotaped himself in a hot car, and other facets of his activism on behalf of dogs.

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Download, print and post the HeatKills flyer

Written by on August 30, 2014 in Activism
Download, print and post the HeatKills flyer

Help inform others who may not know how dangerous it is to leave a dog in a hot car, by printing out and posting these flyers everywhere you can.

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Driven to Bark campaign – sign the petition!

Written by on August 21, 2014 in Heroes

A heartbreaking story by Jules Benson, DVM, Chief Veterinary Medical Officer of Pet Plan Pet Insurance, about his personal encounter with a dog who’d been left in a car on a 75-degree day – and couldn’t be saved.

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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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