Gardaí warn public not to leave pets in hot cars after dog rescued in Wicklow

Gardaí have today renewed their appeal to pet owners not to leave pets in vehicles on hot days.

The call comes after the rescue of a dog who had been left locked in a van in Co Wicklow.

Gardaí say that temperatures had reached 26C.

Officers managed to get into the van at the Bray Groove Festival to rescue the dog.

- Digital desk

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