KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City organization is on a mission to keep animals alive in the extreme heat.
Tuesday afternoon, Chain of Hope volunteers hit neighborhoods in the inner city, providing dogs with food and water.
The organization gets about 30 calls a day.
Kate Quigley, director of Chain of Hope, said the hot conditions are a major problem for pets.
"They're dying out here. People forget about them," Quigley said. "If people have air conditioning in their house, they forget about their dog out back, and we find them with no water. We found them with birds floating in the water; mice floating in the water. I mean, it's pretty bad."
Chain of Hope is in desperate need of dog food.
To donate money or food, head to http://chainofhopekc.org
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