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It Only Takes 10 Minutes...


On a hot summer day, the temperature in a vehicle can reach 120 degrees in as little as ten minutes. An animal left in a vehicle could end up having a heat stroke or could even die.

For more information, watch BCTV's video!

This message is brought to you by the members of the Animal Coalition of Buncombe County. Those members are Buncombe County Government, City of Asheville, Asheville Humane Society, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, Humane Alliance, and Animal Compassion Network.