Every year, dogs left in hot cars die.
On hot days, the temperature inside a car can rise almost 20 degrees in 10 minutes.
That’s when a car can become a death trap for a dog — and depending on where you live, you can be punished for trying to rescue them.
Some states have laws that allow law enforcement to break into cars to rescue an animal and others have Good Samaritan laws, which provide civil immunity to citizens who do the same.
But it’s past time to put these laws and others that protect animals on the books in every state. If you agree, please sign our petition below in support of commonsense Good Samaritan laws to help prevent more tragic deaths.
Stand up and be heard!
I believe that Good Samaritan laws should be on the books in every state across the U.S. to help protect dogs and other animals from this preventable tragedy.
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