WESTLAKE, OH (WOIO) - A woman leaves her dog in the car on what could be the hottest day of the year.
It happened around 9AM Crocker Park in Westlake.
A concerned passer-by called police. When officers arrived at the parking lot, the black Shepherd mix could be seen panting heavily.
A 19 Action News photographer and police were there when the owner returned to the car.
The dog had probably been in the car for about 10-15 minutes. The owner said she just picked up some breakfast.
The animal control officer will now decide on charges.