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Video: Georgia K-9 Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

June 13, 2016  | 

VIDEO: Georgia K-9 Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

A Georgia K-9 died Friday after being left in the patrol car of a school police officer for nearly three hours.

The incident occurred in Cherokee County, which is north of Atlanta.

Police say the officer, who works with Cherokee County Schools, arrived home around 4:15 p.m. on Friday and turned his patrol car off, leaving the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois in the back of the car as he dealt with another dog inside his home.

The officer remembered that he left the K-9 in his patrol car around 7 p.m., according to police, which is when he found that the K-9 was dead.

The officer was so distraught at the discovery that he was taken to the hospital with breathing difficulties, Fox Carolina reports.

 


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Marti of All K9s @ 6/14/2016 4:50 PM

Oh nooo! Not another one. What was this handler thinking? He wasn't sadly, and this wonderful K9 died a horrible death. A tragedy.

Jim Davenport @ 6/14/2016 6:46 PM

Tragic and in my opinion any LEO who does this should be criminally charged and fired. There is No excuse for this and it happens much too often.

Ray Bush @ 6/15/2016 9:14 AM

Inexcusable even if taking care of another dog, which probably was his personal family pet. He failed his partner by not including his K-9 partner as part of his family. I'm discussed at these so called handlers, causing the death of these valued K-9's out irresponsibility and neglect. He should never be allowed to handle a K-9 or be considered a partner of one again!

USAF Explosive K-9 Handler/Ret.

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