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Hard-Hitting Video By Dogs Trust launches #hotcarskilldogs Campaign

27 May

Now the sun is shining and we’ve brushed the dust of our sunglasses, a common issue rears its head once again: leaving your dog inside the car.

It’s an action often enacted without thinking, but can be fatal; as just 20 minutes in the rising heat has the potential to end a dogs life. Therefore, the need to raise awareness is huge – and the Dogs Trust have taken it upon themselves to do just that.


This clever video shows just how dangerous the conditions inside a hot car can be, by showing a dog made from ice slowly melt in the sweltering conditions. “You may as well leave your dog in an oven”, the charity have said – and this video really hits home: