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In no way do I support the idea of leaving pets in a closed car, no matter the temperature or time you'll be away. However, I know from trips around town that many, many people still do this. It makes me sad to see pups trapped inside cars when I walk by but hey, what can I do?

That being said, for those people who believe just "running in" is OK, how do you feel about this
Walky Lock Car Lock
? On the one hand, people are gonna do what they're gonna do and, while I don't agree, this product would at least offer more air and safe space for larger pets that couldn't still wriggle out. But I worry it could encourage those on the fence to try this practice on for size. What's your take on the Walky Lock?

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beram1220 beram1220 8 years
My dog LOVES going in the car with me and hanging out while I run in to grab a coffee or something. I'm not that stupid where I would ever leave him in the car if it was an uncomfortable temperature and never too long. If the weather is nice, how much worse is this than leaving your dog in a crate?
dm8bri dm8bri 8 years
How is that stopping someone from reaching in and provoking or hurting or stealing your dog? That's where my mind went. I agree with everyone else, though, don't leave your dog in a car unattended for longer than 5 minutes.
greenapples1987 greenapples1987 8 years
Personally, I do not take my dog anywhere with me if she will not be able to get out and go inside anyplace with me. I don't like the idea of leaving pets in cars for any lenght of time! I'm the type that always thinks, anything could happen!
Zivanod Zivanod 8 years
I really don't like it. It looks unsafe for the pet. As well, I immediately thought about how much easier it might be for vandals to get into the car.
alba1 alba1 8 years
this looks very unsafe, i definitely would not use this on my car!
Katydid620 Katydid620 8 years
I hate this!! I have caused quite a stir in many parking lots on hot days when I see a dog in a car. I don't understand why people do this. Just leave the dog home!!!
tyffi tyffi 8 years
I don't like it. And, even for bigger pets I think it's still too dangerous. They won't get out of the car, but they could injure themselves. In general, I don't leave my dog in the car for more than 5 minutes - with at least two windows open.
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
both my dogs would wiggle right through that NO problem. I will admit that I've left them in the car before, but not like for grocery shopping (which i've seen). I run by the PO and run in the put a package in the outgoing slot or something. Never more that like 2 min.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
I really don't like this Walky Lock. It looks like it could very easily come loose if the pet does try to get out then the door could come down on the pet. I also think some people think they could use it with a pet that is really too small, then the pet would get out and disaster happens. This is just a bad idea.
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