To Smash Or Not To Smash

Hey Readers! I hope you are all enjoying the sun, lake, beach, and keeping your pets safe and cool indoors and not in your cars!

Up until recently, RCMP and local Police Departments have always stated that taking matters into your own hands when it comes to a pet in distress in a vehical is NOT a good idea. Today while reading The Province, I came accross this article:

http://www.theprovince.com/Smashing+window+save+life/8626361/story.html

Now, we are being told that we SHOULD be smashing windows to save both children and pets in distress or unconscious. It’s stated in this article that since there is no criminal intent behind the act that there can be NO criminal charges laid against you. (Awesome Sauce!).

So, lets all pull out our batons, bats, and heck, even a stone will do, and let irresponsible owners know we’re putting the safety of their kid or furkid first! 

By the way, before we go on a witch hunt….Signs of a distressed dog include:

– Rapid / Heavy Breathing

– Tongue is very red

– Thick Saliva

– Vomitting

– Collapse

-Seizures

THESE ARE FATAL if left untreated.

Dr. Ernie Ward has done many studies on dogs left in hot cars and has created this amazing video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbOcCQ-y3OY

Now that we can all intelligently decide on the severity of a situation, be my guest and smash away:)

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