Wrentham Police warn owners not to lock dogs in hot cars

WRENTHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Wrentham are urging people not to lock their pets in cars now that it’s getting warmer.

Officers rescued a pair of dogs from hot cars over the weekend as the pets’ owners were shopping.

They broke out a window to save one dog. The temperature inside the vehicle was 98 degrees.


Another dog was rescued from a car that reached 135 degrees inside.


Animal Control gave citations to the owners.

Police say people should be aware that it does not take long for cars to get oppressively hot in the summer.

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