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Police Dogs’ Lives Don’t Matter? 12 Police Dogs Died Of Heat Exhaustion In 2015

Posted in Journalism, and MintPress News

Despite years of awareness campaigns by animal rights activists, hundreds of dogs still die each year after being left in parked cars on hot summer days. Working dogs are not exempt, and heat exhaustion has claimed the lives of at least 12 police dogs so far this year.

A representative for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals told MintPress News that temperatures in a car can climb faster than many people realize: