FREMONT - The Fremont Police Department's Animal Services and Patrol responded to four incidents of dogs left in hot vehicles throughout the day on Monday, police said.
At 11:50 a.m., dogs were left inside an unattended vehicle on Country Avenue, according to the Fremont Police Department. The temperature inside the vehicle was 110.6 degrees, police said.
At 1:08 p.m., Animal Services transported a dog that had been shut inside a vehicle parked at Costco to a local vet for evaluation. The temperature in the car after all the doors had been opened was over 104 degrees, police said.
At 2:30 p.m., there was a report of a dog shut in a hot car at Leitch Elementary School, but the owner left with the dog before police staff could respond, police said.
At 3:58 p.m., police staff issued a dog owner a warning for leaving three dogs in a hot vehicle at Whole Foods, police said.
When it's 100 degrees outside, the temperature inside a car can reach 140 degrees within 15 minutes, according to police. Police urge residents not to leave children or pets unattended in cars during hot weather.
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