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Videos of dogs in hot cars, Charlottesville, VA

Written by on July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized
Videos of dogs in hot cars, Charlottesville, VA

Follow this link to see a compilation of the videos I’ve taken since 2012 of dogs that were locked in hot cars, in Charlottesville, VA.

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Animation by GM shows how quickly heat rises in cars

Written by on July 15, 2014 in Science

This animation was developed by General Motors, to showcase how quickly the interior temperature of an enclosed car can rise to deadly levels.

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Press release announcing HeatKills.org – July 14, 2014

Written by on July 14, 2014 in HeatKills News
Press release announcing HeatKills.org – July 14, 2014

Announcing the birth of a new organization, HeatKills.org, that will be dedicated to helping to prevent dogs from suffering, and dying, in hot cars. You can help advance this mission. Click below to learn more.

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Large-format infographic about how heat affects dogs

Written by on July 3, 2014 in Posters, Science
Large-format infographic about how heat affects dogs

From our friends Down Under, this is a very informative poster, but you’ll need to click to expand it to its full size.

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Vet locks self in hot car to show how deadly it can be

Written by on June 28, 2014 in Video
http://youtu.be/JbOcCQ-y3OY

What happens when a veterinarian locks himself for thirty minutes in a car with the windows cracked, on a sunny day? Watch this video to find out – and imagine the torture a dog endures when it is subjected to similar abuse.

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Dogs in Hot Cars Sunshade by ALDF

Written by on June 26, 2014 in Other helpful resources
Dogs in Hot Cars Sunshade by ALDF

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has produced this informative auto sunshade, available for $20 here.  A portion of the proceeds goes to help continue the ALDF’s important work on behalf of animal welfare.

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In Australia, leaving a dog in a hot car can leave owner in jail

Written by on June 25, 2014 in Law
In Australia, leaving a dog in a hot car can leave owner in jail

Our Australian friends don’t mess around when it comes to dog abuse. Leave yours in a hot car and your could go to jail for six months to two years.

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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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