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Hot Cars are Death Traps for Dogs

Sometimes people take their dogs along on errands but leave them in the car. This practice can be deadly.

A little heat outside a car can quickly make it very hot inside. On a summer’s day of only 85 degrees Fahrenheit, for example, even keeping the windows slightly open won’t stop the inside temperature from climbing to 102 degrees in 10 minutes, and to 120 degrees in 20 minutes.

A dog whose body temperature rises to 107-108 degrees will within a very short time suffer irreparable brain damage – or even death.

RedRover’s fliers and posters can save animals’ lives by reminding people that it is dangerous and deadly to leave a dog in a hot car – even for “just a minute.”

Upcoming Events

Nov
21
Thu
9:00 am Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room, there’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays.[...]
Dec
7
Sat
9:00 am Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room, there’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays.[...]
Dec
18
Wed
7:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm
Meetings are held at the Walden Savings Bank at Scotts Corners, on the 3rd floor, on the 3rd WEDNESDAY of every month at 7 pm. Citizens concerned with animal welfare, volunteers and new members are[...]
Dec
19
Thu
9:00 am Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room, there’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays.[...]
Jan
15
Wed
7:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm
Meetings are held at the Walden Savings Bank at Scotts Corners, on the 3rd floor, on the 3rd WEDNESDAY of every month at 7 pm. Citizens concerned with animal welfare, volunteers and new members are[...]

Volunteer at the Humane Society of Walden

About Us

The Humane Society of Walden is a no-kill, non-profit safe haven dedicated to helping stray and abandoned cats and dogs. Our animal shelter serves the communities of Montgomery, Walden, Maybrook, Crawford, Wawarsing, Shawangunk, and Mamakating, but will not turn away pets from across the country in need.

Contact Us

Humane Society of Walden
2489 Albany Post Road
Walden, New York 12586

845-778-5115

Upcoming Events

Nov
21
Thu
9:00 am Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room, there’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays.[...]
Dec
7
Sat
9:00 am Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room, there’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays.[...]
Dec
18
Wed
7:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm
Meetings are held at the Walden Savings Bank at Scotts Corners, on the 3rd floor, on the 3rd WEDNESDAY of every month at 7 pm. Citizens concerned with animal welfare, volunteers and new members are[...]