Devon police called to numerous dogs locked in hot cars over the weekend

PUBLISHED: 14:20 18 June 2017

Leave your dog at home in hot weather - they can die in hot cars.

Leave your dog at home in hot weather - they can die in hot cars.

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'Please leave them at home' plea after several call-outs for police across Devon on Saturday to distressed dogs in baking cars

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Police have repeated calls not to leave dogs in cars during the hot weather.

A Facebook post from Holsworthy Neighbourhood Team said on Saturday police were called out to several dogs in hot cars right across Devon.

It said: ‘Please if you are going out and can’t take your beloved pet with you, leave them at home - DO NOT leave them in the car.

‘The weather is set to be fine for the next week - you would not expect a family member to sit in a locked, parked car in this heat, so please do not leave your pet there’.

If anyone sees a dog in distress locked in a car during the hot weather they are asked to report it immediately by calling 999.

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