Red Hook police report: “Hot Dogs Are Not Cool”

PRESS RELEASE: “HOT DOGS ARE NOT COOL”

Red Hook Police report the arrest of two subjects following separate investigations in to dogs being left in hot vehicles.

On Saturday July 20th the Red Hook Police responded to the Hannaford parking lot for a report of a dog left in a vehicle during extreme temperatures. Patrols determined a Red Hook resident had left his dog in the vehicle while outside temperatures were over 90 degrees. He was subsequently charged with failure to provide an animal with proper sustenance, a violation. He was processed and released on tickets with a future court date.

On Sunday July 28th the Red Hook Police responded again to the Hannaford Parking lot for a report of a dog left in a vehicle during extreme temperatures. Patrols determined a Germantown resident had left her dog in the while outside temperatures were over 93 degrees. She was subsequently charged with failure to provide an animal proper sustenance, a violation. She was processed and released on tickets with a future court date.

We Would like to remind the Red Hook Community that leaving an animal in a vehicle during extreme temperatures can have devastating outcomes even if the windows are cracked. The public is urged to call the Red Hook Police at 845 758 0060 to report any animals being left in vehicles during these extreme heat waves.