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Dogs die after four hours inside hot car

Friday, June 6, 2014by  Jon Osterberg

Three dogs died from extreme heat in Chiloquin, Ore., June 2 while left inside a car for four hours on an 81-degree day.
   The Rottweilers endured temperatures over 100 degrees, a Klamath County animal control officer said, while the owner made phone calls inside a restaurant alongside Highway 97.
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