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.

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

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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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