How Hot is Too Hot?

Pop Quiz! If the temperature outside is 70°, how hot is it inside a locked car? The answer: too hot! Learn how quickly a car can heat up and why it’s not safe for your pet to be left alone.

It’s that time of year again when the temperatures begin to rise and your pet gets put at risk when traveling with you for some summer fun. Remember, it’s never a good idea to leave your pets alone in a locked car, even for only a short time. The guide below shows just how quickly the inside of a car can get dangerously hot, even in mild temperatures. That means that even “just for a minute” can be long enough to have devastating effects for your pet. In most cases, it’s best to just leave your furry friend at home rather than risk their health and safety. Let’s keep summertime safe and fun for all!