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Veterinarian's Experiment Proves How Miserable Your Dog Is In A Hot Car

06/10/2015 08:47 am ET | Updated Jun 10, 2015

Now that we're officially getting into the dog days of summer, you might be tempted to leave your beloved pet in the car alone while you run into the supermarket "just for 10 minutes," but here's all the proof you need that no matter how brief, trapping your furry friend in a hot vehicle is never the right thing to do.

North Carolina veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward conducted an experiment to find out just how miserable the heat makes your cat or dog, and he spoke with HuffPost Live's Caitlyn Becker on Monday to discuss the results.

See Ward's warning against leaving your canine in the car in the video above, and click here to watch the latest installment of HuffPost Live's Pet Show.

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