Pets In Hot Cars- The Dangers

It’s critical to never leave your pet inside a parked car, even if it’s just for a few minutes or if the windows are cracked. Vehicles tend to magnify heat. For instance, when you leave your car in the sun and then step inside it, the interior can feel like a sauna. Automobiles can quickly warm up, even when outside temperatures are around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. On a 70 F day , the inside temperature of your car can reach 89 F in 10 minutes and 104 F in 30 minutes. On warmer days, temperatures can become even more dangerous. If it’s 90 F, your car’s internal temperature can climb to 109 F in 10 minutes and 124 F in 30 minutes. For more information, check out the below graphic.

Bringing The Heat created by Figo Pet Insurance, provider of cat medical insurance.

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