WRENTHAM (CBS) — Police rescued two dogs found in hot cars at the Wrentham Outlets in two separate incidents over the weekend.
Shoppers alerted police to the dogs. One was found inside a car with an internal temperature of 135 degrees. The other was in a vehicle that measured 98 degrees.READ MORE: Reports: Tom Brady 'Non-Committal' On Future, 'Possible' He Retires After Season
Police broke into both cars and gave the dogs water to cool them down.
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Animal Control was also on scene and issued citations to the owners.
“As is always the case, the owners eventually showed up and seemed surprised to learn how fast a car turns into an oven,” Wrentham Police wrote on a Facebook post. “A lesson learned, unfortunately at the expense of their pets.”MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments