Napa police rescue dog from car, inside temp was 136 degrees

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Napa police are warning people not to leave pets inside hot vehicles after they rescued a dog from a locked car on Sunday. (KGO-TV)

Napa police are warning people not to leave pets inside hot vehicles after they rescued a dog from a locked car on Sunday.

Napa police posted a picture on their Facebook page of the dog after the rescue.



Police responded after they got a call from someone who noticed the dog inside a car in the parking lot of the South Napa Marketplace. A thermometer showed the temperature inside that car to be 136 degrees.

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Officials said the dog's owner was shopping at the time.

The dog is under the care of a vet, and police are asking dog owners to leave their pets at home when it's this hot.

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Click here to read more stories about pets and children being left in hot cars.

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