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Vancouver Canada: Police dog locked in hot vehicle for three hours


A dog like this German shepherd was locked in a police vehicle, parked in full sun, for three hours at Goldstream Boathouse Marina Wednesday.
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Bystanders at Goldstream Boathouse Marina watched in horror Wednesday as a German shepherd locked in a police vehicle, parked in full sun for three hours, barked and yelped as the temperature rose.

"The dog was making a lot of fuss. You could hear him above the grinders and everything, so I called 911," said marina owner Lida Seymonsbergen.

It was while Seymonsbergen was on the phone that she peered in and realized it was a police vehicle — something confirmed when the dispatcher ran the licence.

After 30 minutes, when there had been no response, Seymonsbergen, ca

Added: Jul-7-2011 Occurred On: Jul-7-2011
By: dingledd
Tags: vancouver, canada, dog, police, heat, locked, car, animal, cruelty, abuse, dog, chain, winter, freeze
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (load item map)
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