A new-born puppy’s life was saved thanks to the swift actions of police officers who broke a window of the car he was trapped in.

 With temperatures in excess of 30C, officers from Pensacola Police Department in Florida had no choice but to shatter the car’s front window.

As you can tell from the pictures, the poor little brown and white puppy pictured was suffering from the heat.

After the incident, the force posted the following plea on Facebook:

"Don’t. Just don’t. If you leave your dog in a hot car and that dog is suffering, we will do whatever we have to do to free him. Or her. Doesn’t matter, we like both kinds of dogs. We will drive your pooch to the caring folks at the Escambia County Animal Shelter and we will drop you off with the caring folks at the Escambia County Detention Facility. You will both receive attention, food, and shelter, albeit different kinds. So, don’t."

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Why are hot cars dangerous? Animals are only able to cool themselves off by panting, sweating and through their paw pads, which makes being locked inside a car especially dangerous.. Pets can suffer brain damage or die from heatstroke in a matter of minutes.

Responses to "Police Break Into Hot Car To Save New Born Puppy "

  1. Anonymous says:

    1st - Thank you to the Police for saving this precious life.
    2nd - I hope the owners get the max penalty and/or fine.
    3rd - Leave your pets at home not alone in a car.

  2. Unknown says:

    Why would a newborn puppy be in the car in the first place?

  3. Anonymous says:

    That's just s sad..some 'people' must be brain-dead... NO COMMON SENSE

  4. Unknown says:

    That baby is way too young to even be away from its mom...let alone left in a car alone. People need to be able to pass a competency test before they are allowed pets...or human children.

  5. jayjay55 says:

    People that stupid shouldn't be in charge of a toy dog let alone a real one. I hope they were fined and the puppy taken away from them.

  6. cathy t says:

    some people dont care about their animals. they r sick and disgusting. i hope whoever they were get charged and the poor little puppy taken away from them and never allowed to have animals again. the human species not all but some r nothing but abusers of animals and childen, they r sickening..ty officers for saving this puppy. BLESS YOU

  7. Danielle says:

    what is a newborn puppy doing in a car to begin with? new home please - this person has no decency brains or empathy - should not be near an animal - ever

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