PLEASE do not leave dogs in cars with the windows rolled up on hot days! We saw this poor little pup in this car after coming out of the store. Although it looks cloudy in the background, the sun kept coming out right in front of the car. This little dog was panting and starting to not look so well, so we told the manager at the store and waited to make sure someone came out. Finally, after 15 minutes, a guy came out looking irritated. Mike went up to him and said “Excuse me, sir, but don’t you think it’s a little hot out to leave your dog in the car with the windows up?”. The guy responded very harshly, told Mike to not worry about it, and also said he doesn’t care if the dog dies. Then he PUSHED Mike, which was a mistake because Mike knows how to fight really, really well (he’s trained in martial arts). Mike put him in a lock without hurting him, then let the guy go. He then quickly got in his car, drove a little bit away, and yelled some stuff at us. We called the cops since the guy was aggressive towards Mike but they won’t do anything about it. 5 more minutes and I would have been getting our lug wrench out to smash the window because that dog didn’t have much longer (we were extremely uncomfortable in our car with all the windows down!). Getting a fine & in trouble would be worth it to save that precious life. What is wrong with some people???
I’m not posting this for a pat on the back. I’m posting this because I’m hoping that others will have the courage to say/do something when they see anyone, human or animal, being abused or having an injustice done to them. There were so many people in the parking lot and we were the only ones who said anything. That really makes me lose faith in humanity a lot more than I already had.
Also, if you think this is horrible but aren’t vegan, please reconsider your lifestyle. Animals that are used for food, clothing, toiletries, and entertainment go through much worse than this. Visit Go Vegan Now to find out the many reasons to go vegan and get a free vegan starter kit!