A woman in the Hanover region left her two dogs in the car in the blazing sun. Neither of them survived.
A 66-year-old woman in the Hanover region left her two dogs in her car in hot temperatures. A Doberman star was there, a Chihuahua was brought to the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover, severely weakened.
The case happened on Friday afternoon around 5 p.m. in Altwarmbüchen, as a spokesman for the Großburgwedel police confirmed to t-online. The “Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung” reported about it first.
The police were alerted by a passer-by who happened to be passing by, the spokesman said. When the emergency services arrived at the vehicle around 5 p.m., the vehicle and dog owner arrived at the same time. Therefore, the car should not have been forced open. She must have been shopping. A random veterinarian advised the officials on how to proceed.
Incident in the Hanover region: a dog was already dead
The Doberman was already dead, the Chihuahua was in a very bad condition. The police could not give any information about the current state of health of the animal.
How long the dogs were in the car, which was parked in the sun at around 32 degrees outside temperature, before they were freed is still the subject of the investigation. Initially, the owner spoke of 20 minutes, but later qualified her statement. The 66-year-old woman is now being investigated on suspicion of violating the Animal Welfare Act.