When it’s only 80 degrees outside, a car can heat up to more than 120 degrees in just minutes. In that kind of heat, a dog could easily die. That’s why the American Kennel Club recommends that dog owners never leave their dog alone in a car during warm weather.
For additional tips on canine summer care, request AKC’s Canine Summer Safety Tips brochure by contacting Customer Service at (919) 233-9767 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read this article about Summer Care in our Life With Dogs section.