San Rafael police rescue dog from very hot car

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
"Dexter" the dog is seen after being rescued from a hot car in San Rafael, Calif. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
"Dexter" the dog is seen after being rescued from a hot car in San Rafael, Calif. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
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SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (KGO) -- Police in San Rafael rescued a dog from a very hot car Tuesday.

The interior temperature of the car "Dexter" was rescued from had reached 156 degrees. It was 88 degrees outside the car.

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The officers helped cool the dog off in a patrol car before heading to a local emergency room.

No details on the dog's owner were immediately available.