Person Charged After Leaving Dog On Hot Brick Balcony For Hours

Jade Brown received a summons for her negligence towards her pup after leaving him on her apartment balcony in Brick Township, New Jersey.

Late Sunday afternoon around 4pm, was when Brick officers responded to the report that the dog has been on the third-story balcony for a number of hours.

On arrival at the scene, Officers Smith, Lardieri, and Seargent Shepherd knocked at the front door to no avail. They then contacted the Herbertsville Fire Company; who supplied a ladder for the police to reach the dog. A laser gauge later recorded a blistering temperature of over 110 degrees that the pup, unfortunately, had to endure. says that safe in temperatures start at 19°C (68°F) but caution must be taken towards temperatures that rise above this. At temperatures as low as 20°C (70°F) dogs are at risk of getting a heat stroke. Heatstroke in dogs is fundamentally a high temperature not caused by a fever. It comes about when dogs aren’t able to self-regulate and keep their temperature at a comfortable level.

Surely in discomfort, the pit bull mix, who was panting heavily and barking, was retrieved by Officer Smith who let him into the residence through a sliding glass door. Inside the building, the officer found Jade’s roommate sleeping in one of the rooms. Besides that, the dog was taken to an emergency veterinarian for overnight ministrations and evaluation whilst the police sought after the dog’s parent. Ultimately the efforts of the Officers and aid of the Fire department; came through for the dog who is currently under the care of a shelter local to the area.

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