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My Dog Is Cool

The "dog days" of summer can be dangerous for dogs – especially those dogs left inside hot cars. Every year, countless dogs die after being locked in cars while their owners work, visit, shop, or run other errands. These tragic deaths are entirely preventable.

Stay tuned for a brand new My Dog Is Cool website launching this summer! If you want to order fliers or participate in My Dog Is Cool, email

How hot do cars get?

Watch our video and find out how temperatures rise even with windows cracked.

Take the pledge

Is your dog cool? Take the pledge to never leave your dog in a hot car.

Spread the word

Share the official My Dog Is Cool flier, poster and warning sign to educate others about the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars.

Take action

What do you do if you see a dog in a hot car? Find out, and explore other ways to save dogs' lives and raise awareness in your community. 


Read our latest press releases and find recent stories about dogs in hot cars.