California police K-9 dies after being left alone in hot car

By Robert Gearty | Fox News

California police department is calling the death of an off-duty K-9 left alone in a hot car a “tragic accident.”

The Long Beach Police Department officer who worked with Ozzy found the dog dead ten days ago in the middle of the afternoon. AccuWeather reports the high that day in Long Beach was 89 degrees.

“Once this review is complete, the department will assess this tragic accident and ensure it does not happen again,” the news release said.

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Ozzy, a K-9 with the Long Beach Police Department in California, was found dead after being left unattended in a hot car ten days ago. (Long Beach Police Department)

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David Puu

LE is never completely in control of their time demands. I could not imagine being a K9 handler and losing my partner like this. The shot of the K9 says it all. Heart breaking.


Someone needs to be charged with neglect

Tanya DesChamps

If it were anyone else, it wouldn’t be a TRAGIC ACCIDENT! We’d be going to jail for animal cruelty and neglect.