OT: Warm weather time. Want to leave dog in car?

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  1. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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    Im tired of bleeding heart millennials posting all over social media how cool they are when they "liberate" a dog from a hot car.
    Im all for saving animals lives, and if an owner leaves a dog in a car with no relief they should be punished.

    But it has become such a cause lately that I feel like Im being targeted by these nuts just to make a point.

    I care about my dog. My dog likes to go on rides, likes to hang out in the car while I run errands. So what if its hot? Im not stupid. Leave the window alone.

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  2. methodology

    methodology

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    Cant stand people who dont mind their own business. I have 3 dogs and they go everywhere with us. And just like you we leave them in the car with water and keep the AC on while going in the store. I cant tell you how many times a dimwit with a god complex has berated me or my wife (waiting by our car for us to come out) to read us the riot act of you cant do that to dogs. We have even had someone call the police on us once. People need to mind their god damn business the car is running and the AC is on. If it was in the direct sunlight and the car was off and the windows were up and the dog is baking then fine you are being a good samaritan but I know 99.9% of dog owners would never do that to their dogs.
     
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  3. Dogbreath2U

    Dogbreath2U

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    Hey, that dog has good taste in his music preferences. My dog loves the music of naturally stinky stuff that she "listens" to with her retriever nose. This morning, she was so busy smelling stuff that she completely missed a rabbit about 20 feet ahead and has walked by a cat lying about 15 feet off the sidewalk. I guess we all have our priorities.

    I have only had one experience with a self-righteous dog saver who did not need saving. Very self-satisfied and obnoxious.
     
  4. superjohn

    superjohn

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    Must be nice leaving your car running while you run errands. You guys clearly don't run errands in Hartford, your car would be gone and your dog would be dead
     
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  5. uconnell

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    My son does the same thing with our dog., but he hardly ever leaves her out of his sight for fear of someone stealing her.
     
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  6. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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    Not scared. I can lock my car while its running. What are you driving an 82 Chevy Citation? :)
     
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  7. methodology

    methodology

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    I have an automatic car starter that I put on to start the car and have the AC blasting. Can't steal my car cause once you press the brake car will turn off without the key. Also have gps tracking on the vehicle. I actually dream of my car getting stolen so I can track down the scum who did it and see every stop they made. :D
     
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  8. Deepster

    Deepster

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    Well, interestingly enough, it is about triple the national average for auto theft.

    http://www.city-data.com/crime/crime-Hartford-Connecticut.html
     
  9. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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  10. CL82

    CL82 It's going to be ok - calm down and enjoy the ride

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    You sir, are a monster. You should not be allowed to have a dog and most definitely should not be allowed to have a gorilla.
     
  11. Chin Diesel

    Chin Diesel Power of Love

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    I guess if I saw a pet in a car with Windows up and I was compelled to investigate I'd check to see if engine was running, peek inside dash to look for evidence of AC turned on and feel windows for warmth.

    But that's just me.
     
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  12. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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    Fine if you must, but bring a windex wipe with you to get your prints off my window.
     
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  13. Deepster

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    If a dog fell into a gorilla cage, should you kill the gorilla?
     
  14. BigErnMcCracken

    BigErnMcCracken

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    It's the Steely Dan I take issue with, you monster.
     
  15. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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    Take issue with my Dog. I just accommodate the request. The smooth jazz rock styling of the Dan seem to soothe.

    I left Dead Kennedy's on once and he chewed my head rest.
     
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  16. CL82

    CL82 It's going to be ok - calm down and enjoy the ride

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    Philosophers have been debating that questions for centuries... we won't answer it here.

    (...but if it is my dog, then.. yeah.)
     
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  17. storrsroars

    storrsroars Exiled in Pittsburgh

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    But he can still raise turkeys, right?

    I'm jealous. I have a 2009 Jeep POS where running the A/C is incompatible with locking doors, unless one has two sets of keys. And there's nothing stopping anyone from stealing it. Lord knows I've been hoping someone would steal it.
     
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  18. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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    Trick question. The answer is always kill the gorilla. You are misleading us by introducing the dog into the equation.
     
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  19. superjohn

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    I wish, I drive an 85 Yugo.
     
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  20. tykurez

    tykurez For Your Health

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    Great, a bunch of running, unoccupied cars filling the earth with their dirty emissions all because some dog is too pansy to take a little heat in the car.
     
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  21. August_West

    August_West Shall we play a game?

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    and what are YOU driving a 1967 GTO?
     
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  22. John

    John I am the Walrus

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    is she trained to find landmines and unexploded IEDs when you're in Hartford?
     
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  23. superjohn

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    I traded in the Yugo for a Volkswagen Passat, we don't give a about emissions.
     
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  24. Fishy

    Fishy Puncher of Throats

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    I know it is an emotional topic, but do you think they at least considered feeding the gorilla to the lions?

    That's a lot of groceries to waste...
     
  25. tykurez

    tykurez For Your Health

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    I wish. A 2001 Aztec.
     
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