RIVERSIDE, Calif. (FOX 11) - A puppy was rescued from inside a sweltering car Wednesday in Riverside, on the second day of a heat wave.
Riverside County Department of Animal Services posted about the rescue on Twitter.
Officials said the pup was rescued from inside a car in downtown Riverside where the temperature inside the car had reached a whopping 133°.
Registered Veterinary Technician Tonya Buenrostro comforts pup left inside hot car. Pup survived 133-degree temp. pic.twitter.com/Cb7ygzgJak— RivCO animalSERVICES (@helpinRIVcoPETS) June 21, 2017
The department also shared a photo showing the temp inside the hot car.
This was temperature reading after we saved puppy from hot car in downtown Riverside this morning. pic.twitter.com/Y9KkETsgEq— RivCO animalSERVICES (@helpinRIVcoPETS) June 21, 2017
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