Oran Park Woman Charged For Leaving Puppy In Car On 40C Day

She's been charged with animal cruelty.

Oran Park Woman Charged For Leaving Puppy In Car On 40C Day (NSW Police)

A woman has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly leaving a seven-week-old puppy in a car on Saturday.

Police allege the 28-year-old woman left the pup in a car parked at a shopping centre in Oran Park on a 40C day.

Officers were forced to smash a window rescue the distressed animal from the vehicle, which had reached 65C.

The dog was given water and placed inside an air-conditioned squad car.

The woman returned at about 3:15pm.

She will front court next month charged with fail to exercise care of an animal.

Police will continue to liase with the RSPCA over the welfare of the dog.

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