Deputy breaks car window to rescue dog in hot Walmart parking lot in Canyon Country

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Thursday, May 10, 2018
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A sheriff's deputy broke a window to rescue a small dog that had been left in 90-degree weather in a car parked at a Walmart in Canyon Country.

CANYON COUNTRY, Calif. (KABC) -- A small dog was rescued from a hot car parked at a Walmart in Canyon Country.

The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station shared a video on Twitter of the dog barking inside a hot car with its windows rolled up.

Deputies said the temperature was 90 degrees outside - and likely hotter inside the vehicle. Witnesses said the dog had been inside the car for a while.

A deputy broke the window of the car to rescue the animal and animal control brought the dog to a local veterinarian to get checked out.

The dog's owner was arrested for animal cruelty.