Colorado now has a law granting you immunity if you break a dog out of a hot car, if you follow the rules.
Governor Hickenlooper signed this into law on Thursday.
The person breaking the car’s window would legally have to make an effort to find the car’s owner, call police, and then stick around waiting for officers once the window has been broken.
We’ve been through this – you have to have a reasonable belief the pet might die – you can only use reasonable force, you have to try to find the owner, call authorities, and stay on scene.
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