What happens when you leave an egg in a frying pan on the front seat of your car on a hot day? You might be surprised to watch how quickly an egg can cook under these conditions. If it's 90 degrees outside, it takes just 10 minutes for the car's interior to reach over 160 degrees. Even if it’s a more comfortable 78-degrees outside, temperatures inside of your vehicle can reach 100 to 120 degrees in a matter of minutes.
Your car virtually turns into a portable sweat lodge capable of killing people and pets in less time than it takes you to run in the grocery store and buy a couple of things. Hot cars are dangerous for humans, but they are even more dangerous for dogs because they cannot cool themselves off as effectively.
According to PETA, cars are “deathtraps for dogs.” Hot cars are responsible for killing countless dogs every year, and it’s a terrible death. It takes as little as 15 minutes for heatstroke and brain damage to set in.
Imgur user Pigswithstripes did an experiment with an egg, a frying pan, and a hot car. The goal was to show (instead of tell) people why you should never leave your dog in a hot car.
He left the egg in a pan on the car seat, he even cracked the window to “give it some fresh air”
After just 15 minutes it was already 122 degrees in the car, “And the egg was a nice breakfast.”
Never leave your dog in a hot car, and act fast if you ever see a dog trapped in a hot car!