Skip to comments.Woman Charged After Dog Dies In Hot Car
Posted on 07/19/2013 10:11:30 AM PDT by Biggirl
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities say she left her dog alone in a hot car with the windows rolled up and it died.
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I offer a free broken window to anyone who leaves a dog in a locked car like that.
Did she call the police to turn herself in?
I offer a free hollow point to the back of your do-gooder head if I catch you doing it to *my* car.
In our hot desert here, you’ve got legal problems if you even tie your dog up to the outside of your car during the summer.
There are times when traveling, where I have to leave the dogs in the car for maybe an hour. I always put all four windows down a few inches to get plenty of air in, and if its really hot and sunny, I park the car in a shady area and try to make sure that the shade stays over the car as the sun moves. I also have a reflective windshield sun shade. I always have a bottle of water and a bowl with, so afterwards they can drink.
If someone broke my car window to save my dog, I’d understand it and THANK them, although I’m not stupid enough to leave my dog in a closed up car in the boiling heat.
is that a hollow threat
How about “A righteous man’s kind to his beast” you ball of God righteousness, you?
>> If someone broke my car window to save my dog, Id understand it and THANK them
That’s your business.
It has been hot here. The neighbor across the street has been trying to kill her dog all month.
Interesting tagline, considering your posts.
You value a piece of glass more than the life of your dog? I’m glad I don’t know you.
We’re kinda getting this all hyperbolic, aren’t we?
First of all, I don’t even HAVE a dog... and one of the reasons is, I think it’s right to have a dog if you can’t let it run wild. In my view, that makes me kinder to God’s creation than the majority of dog owners that “own” their dogs, fence ‘em or coop ‘em up in a house all day, etc. and then act like they’re holy above God’s HUMAN children, who many of them would abort on a whim. So take your self righteous assumptions and pack ‘em up in there deep.
Second of all, you’re assuming that ANY instance of locking a dog in a car is OhMyGod! Horrid! Vapors! deserving of a crime to stop it. Aren’t you? You set no distinction
Third of all, that mode of “I know best, I’m going to vandalize your property in the name of Almighty Dog, is kinda suspect as a Christian value... isn’t it? If not, explain.
Fourth of all... what exactly is a ball of God righteousness?
>> You value a piece of glass more than the life of your dog?
I value the safety of my person and property much more than I value the lives of the zero dogs that I own. And I’m pretty well fed up with those who decide they can do what they please with my property and my life because their delicate sensibilities are somehow offended.
Yes, it was a “Hot Dog”,.....
The scary thing is people have left their children in hot cars and they have died because of it....
A small child was murdered in just that fashion in town this summer. They said the interior of that vehicle was 135.
I’m glad she was charged. I hope she’s convicted.
I’m having a hard time figuring out your anger, I mean considering you don’t even have a dog. So, why would somebody have to break out your window to rescue an imaginary dog, thereby leading to a “hollow point to the back of the head.”? Just feel like being argumentative today?
>> Interesting tagline, considering your posts.
Sorry, I don’t worship DOG.
you are silly... you show all the bombast of someone with a paper asshole.
and before you make any more threats of your hollow points, you have already displayed a mindset that would shoot first, adn therefore should you ever find yourself in a self-defense situation, you have already doomed yourself with your shoot-first mouth.
>> Just feel like being argumentative today?
>> So, why would somebody have to break out your window to rescue an imaginary dog, thereby leading to a hollow point to the back of the head.?
That’s a fair question, so let me attempt an answer. Someone who makes a statement like the post I responded to is the sort that TAKES IT UPON THEMSELVES to break the law to enforce THEIR morals. It’s the attitude, not the act in fact, that disturbs me.
Since we’re dealing primarily in hypotheticals, let me give you a hypothetical. Someone who says “I’m offering free broken windows to anyone who does this thing” is the sort who would actively SEEK the infraction so they could do something about it. You know, “While I walk out to my car at the mall, let me make a quick scan for poor doggies locked in their cars.” So this vigilante looks in my car... sees my jacket as a dog (because she WANTS to), and breaks my window. Oops! Look around quick to see if anyone noticed... whew! Pop in the car and leave. Lather rinse repeat.
Like I said, it’s the ATTITUDE that taking the law into your own hands is ACCEPTABLE — even ADMIRABLE — behavior in this society that chaps my butt raw.
Hope that helps.
Well, that’s your opinion and you’re entitled to it. Whatever “someone with a paper asshole” means. Damned if I know. Sounds like something you throw into a discussion when you really don’t know how to say whatever it is you want to say.
You’re wrong and ignorant in your conclusions, but don’t let *that* stand in your way of expressing yourself.
Dogs running loose don’t live long, as a rule, unless you live in the boonies. BTW It is a crime to leave your dog locked up in your car in Houston. I’d call HPD in a minute, and let them break the window.
“Like I said, its the ATTITUDE that taking the law into your own hands is ACCEPTABLE even ADMIRABLE behavior in this society that chaps my butt raw.”
How do you feel about block watch guys?
>> Id call HPD in a minute, and let them break the window.
DING DING DING!!! We have a WINNER!!!
That’s the way to handle it. Not break into someone’s car yourself.
Criminalizing stupidity is a fool’s errand. When done it is the result of factions who will benefit from such legislation, knowing full well the task can’t be realized and thus assuring them of income/power.
Cops do this all the time and are never punished.
HEY LOOK! FREE SHOWERS!
>> How do you feel about block watch guys?
I like ‘em. They shouldn’t take the law into their hands, either, and they don’t need to. To the extent that the LAW provides, they should do everything in their power WITHIN THE LAW to prevent crime in their neighborhoods.
George Zimmerman is a great example of a neighborhood watch guy who was doing just that.
Hope that helps.
Now, can you help me understand the point YOU were trying to make? I don’t think I do.
Consider suggesting the use of a 911 call - an officer will be on scene quite quickly and can deal with the window without the good Samaritan facing consequences.
I don't consider myself one with "delicate sensibilities" but if I see a person or even an animal trapped in a car on a hot day, I'm busting open a window to get them out. If you want to send me a bill for the broken window instead of thanking me, I'll pay it. If you want to blow my brains out with your "hollow point", prepare to spend the rest of your days in jail.
Yes they do, and it really pisses me off. But then again, they are held to a different standard. We had a case here where a guy’s kid found a gun in the glove compartment of their car in a convenience store parking lot and killed his sister. A week later the very same thing happened again, but this time the gun owner was a cop. Guess what the outcomes were...
See #28 and #30
It took responders 20 minutes after being called to get to that parking lot to break that window in the car that kid was locked in. Too late. Good thing those good citizens stood around obeying the law watching that kid boil.
ask your lawyer. you have just demonstrated a mindset predetermined to shoot someone. good luck should you ever find yourself in a zimmerman situation.
Nobody is asking you to do that. It's just the overall hostile vibe you are giving off.
Dog dies in car: Woman charged.
Four Americans die after 7-hour firefight in a U.S. mission running guns to our enemies: Woman testifies before Congress, “What difference does it make?” No charges are filed.
>> if I see a person or even an animal trapped in a car on a hot day, I’m busting open a window to get them out.
That’s your business. Do what you think you have to do, based on what you think you see.
I’d seriously advise not doing it to *my* car. I don’t do dumb stuff like lock animals or people in my hot car. So If I see your do-gooding self going at my window with a tire iron, I’m going to HAVE to assume you mean me harm and take you out if I can.
Maybe, in your do-gooding righteous wrath, you mistook that stuffed animal, or a coat, or that baby carrier with a blanke in it, for a living being. Sorry about that, but it’s really not my problem — I have a right to the security of my person and my property.
Do you see my point?
By the way I live in Texas. Don’t count on having to visit me in jail if you screw with me and get shot.
Ah, so now the dog has morphed into a child! That’s some clever debating skillz right there.
I’d probably break it myself if I was certain it was a child. But not without spending twenty seconds screaming and hollering for the owner, and calling 911 first.
The original poster I replied to didn’t really mention any of that — just offhand vandalism.
Holy Moly let me get this straight if you aren't in the vehicle and you see somebody break the window you will shot them? Sorry but even in Texas you are going to jail.
In Arizona, it is against the law to leave a dog in the car even if it is 40 deg out. Not sure how anyone is supposed to stop for food while driving thru the state with a dog in the car. But you can leave them in the back of a pickup!
>> you have just demonstrated a mindset predetermined to shoot someone.
Good night, that is just burning stupid. Everyone who takes a CCW class has evinced a “mindset predetermined to shoot someone” — if they need to!
That’s a far cry from evincing a mindset of shooting someone because they belong to a racial class, or an individual because you hate them individually, etc.
Indeed — ask YOUR lawyer. Ask him to explain it r-e-a-l s-l-o-w so you can understand.
Since you don't have a dog in this fight, why did you get involved in the first place?
It's not even happy hour yet.......
I see you’re not *from* here.