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Volvo says it's a consideration that's mostly gone to the dogs

It's always fun to see a dog hanging its head out a passenger window of a passing car, its tongue trailing in the wind. But many people probably don't think about the safety implications of that unrestrained pet and what would happen if that car were to crash at high speed. That's also the topic behind a new survey of American car and pet owners from Volvo Car USA.

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Fremont County Sheriff's Office rescued a man and his dog from a flash flood near Phantom Canyon Rd. in Colorado. Firefighters raced to the scene, and rescued the driver and his dog. No one was harmed in the rescue.

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In a new vehicle, professional football player Tyrann Mathieu is trying to stay inside a sweltering vehicle for as long as he can to help PETA illustrate the danger of heatstroke for pets.

A Tennessee law allowing people to break into cars to rescue pets left sweltering by their owners went into effect July 1st.

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Owner hadn't realized Pepe had escaped from house

Pepe the puppy is lucky to be alive after getting the ride of his young life.

Violators could face animal cruelty charges, according to proposal

New Jersey lawmakers sure are spending considerable time thinking about drivers and driving. Earlier this year, a state senator proposed a bill to fine slow drivers. Lawmakers also argued over whether to affix a red sticker on the license plates of younger drivers. Only last week, the state enacted a ban on smiling in driver's license photos.

Leaving dogs in hot cars is thoughtless and dangerous.

It may seem like common sense to not leave your dog in a parked car on a 100-degree day, but you would be amazed at how thoughtless and stupid some pet owners can be.

'If I stayed there and watched, I was going to watch the dog die'

It was a broiling hot day in New Mexico. A dog was in a parked car. A window was cracked just an inch or two. After watching the dog yelp and paw at the window before curling up on the floor, Susanne Jones knew she had to do something.