Heat wave: “half-dead” dogs found on a P&O ferry

This Tuesday, a day of heat wave in France and England, the dogs were found locked in a van aboard a P&O boat between Calais and Dover.

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This Tuesday, when the scorching heat reigned in France and England, an Englishwoman, Hanna Mason, was traveling with her family aboard the P&O ferry from Calais to Dover. ” As we got out of our car after crossing, a panicked woman ran to help. I followed him and saw a labrador puppy, already dead “, told us Hanna whose story was also published by our British colleagues from KentOnline. Nearby, inside a van, he saw other puppies in a ” pitiable “.

Tired animals

In all, ten dogs passed inside a closed van. ” Without air and under a temperature of almost 40 ° C, dogs get tired. Some can’t even get up “, the woman continued. Along with the other passengers, she rescued the animals.” We gave them water and then, with P&O employees, we took them to the ferry’s dog area.. »

“A mistake in judgment”

The animals are in the van of the Daisybrook Kennels And Transport Services company that brings the puppies from Europe to England. In a statement posted on Facebook, the owner admitted to having “ made a major mistake in judgment “and blamed a” combination of events including ferry delays. It is unclear why they drove him to leave them in a van. ” All responsible dog owners choose to use our pet lounge, which we make free. says P&O Ferries.

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs boarded and took the puppies to a veterinarian. According to the owner of the transportation company, the three most affected dogs ” strong ones and everyone has to go home on Wednesday.

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