Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Animal Care Services Shares Graphic Photos of Dog Severely Burned By Sun

Posted By on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 1:20 PM

click image FACEBOOK / CITY OF SAN ANTONIO ANIMAL CARE SERVICES
  • Facebook / City of San Antonio Animal Care Services
While Texans joke about being able to handle the extreme heat, city of San Antonio Animal Care Services shared graphic photos to remind pet owners that their furry family members need to be considered during the summer.

Animal Care Services uploaded photos to its Facebook page of a dog named Molly, a shepherd mix. The pup spent several days in the sun without protection, according to the post, leading to severe thermal burns.
click to enlarge FACEBOOK / CITY OF SAN ANTONIO ANIMAL CARE SERVICES
  • Facebook / City of San Antonio Animal Care Services
The Animal Defense League of Texas has since taken in Molly. The animal organization is treating Molly and will find a forever-home for her once she's healed.

In the Facebook post, Animal Care Services reminded pet owners that "If it's hot for you, it's hot for them." Owners should provide pets with shelter and shade from the sun.
FACEBOOK / CITY OF SAN ANTONIO ANIMAL CARE SERVICES
  • Facebook / City of San Antonio Animal Care Services
It is not clear if Molly's owners will face charges. Animal Care Services could not be reached for comment.

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