Police are expected to lay charges after having to rescue a seven-week-old puppy from a 65C car over the weekend.
It is understood that the dog was locked in the vehicle in Oran Park on Saturday, when the temperature outside had already hit 40C.
Macquarie Fields police smashed the window of the car in to rescue the puppy after receiving a 000 call just before 3pm.
About 2:54pm Saturday, Police from Macquarie Fields Highway Patrol attended the shopping centre at Oran Park after receiving a Triple Zero call about a distressed puppy locked inside a hot vehicle. Police attended this location and smashed a window to retrieve the 7 week old puppy who was heat stressed. Police provided the dog with fresh water and some air conditioned comfort to assist in the dogs recovery. The NSW Fire Brigade arrived on scene about 5 minutes after the dog was removed from the car and they measured the inside car cabin temperature at 65’ celsius, whilst the outside ambient temperature was approximately 40’ celsius. With todays temperature expected to be in the mid 40’s, it’s a timely reminder not to leave children or animals inside an unattended vehicle.
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