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