KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The hot weather can be quite difficult on dogs stuck outside.
Volunteers with a new group called Jade's Mission spent several hours outside on Independence Day looking for pets struggling in the heat. They offered help to animals that appear to be in need of food, water or shelter.
Sadly, some of the pets that workers see are close to heat exhaustion.
“We have certain addresses we check on regularly, and then between that address and the next we'll find three or four more that need help,” said Kendra Albert. “A lot of them we just happen to come across in the area.”
Volunteers offer help to the pet owners, but will call in animal control if they feel it’s necessary.
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