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VIDEO: Officers rescue dogs from heat stroke in 167-degree car

Police officers in Roswell, Georgia saved two small dogs from heat stroke over the weekend as they were trapped in a car. The department released bodycam video of the rescue.

The dogs are inside the hot car, barking. The officer records the temperature on the front seat to be 167 degrees Fahrenheit. The first dog is removed with an animal catch pole, and reacts aggressively from the heat and fear. As the second dog is being removed, the first dog begins having what officers described as a heat stroke seizure.

Watch the video above.

According to a report from WXIA, fire crews arrived to provide urgent medical care to the dogs. A fire hydrant was opened in an effort to cool them off.

The owner returned to find the crews at her car. She had been in a movie theater. An officer alleged that the dogs were in the car for over an hour.

The woman was charged with two counts of animal cruelty. Her dogs were seized as "evidence" by animal control.

 

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