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Reminder to keep pets out of hot vehicles in summertime


Last updated 7/22/2020 at 2:12pm

As the "dome of heat" grips vast portions of the United States, Trupanion – a leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs – wants to remind responsible pet owners just how quickly the inside of their cars can heat up, putting their beloved pets at risk.

When the temperature outside reaches 85 degrees, it quickly turns to almost 120 degrees in our cars – even with the windows cracked! So just imagine inside your car when the "dome of heat" – a strong high-pressure system – brings outdoor temperatures that blast past 90 and even 100 degrees.

In fact, Trupanion sees four times as m...

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