Caring Onlookers Save Pit Bull And Yorkshire Terrier From Bubbling Hot Roof

Though the heat of summer means relaxing days outside and sweet treats to beat the boiling sunbeams, it’s important to remember how much animals can potentially suffer in the sun.

Being fur-covered, dogsalready face the risk of overheating if you do not take the proper steps to keep them comfortable.

And when they are neglected outside in the sun, especially if they are not hydrated, they can become agitated, be in pain, and be at risk of getting heatstroke and dying.

This was almost the fate ofa poor pair of dogs who were locked up on a roof in near-100 F heat by thoughtless owners.

Desperately dancing to avoid singeing their paws, the two were in agony and covered in boiling-hot black tar.

Though they were thankfully saved by a shelter based ona concerned phone call, the pups serve as a cruel cautionary tale for speaking up if you see any animal abuse.

Check below to learn more about the harrowing rescue of the boiling furry babies.

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TheAssociated Humane Popcorn Park Shelterwas appalled when they arrivedat aNew Jersey residence after receiving a call.

What they found? Apoor pit bull and a Yorkshire terrierstuck on a roof in boiling 96F weather.

The two sad dogswere“dancing,” desperately trying to stop the bubbling hot tar on the roof from burning their feet.

While the Yorkie, named Simon,frantically scaled the edge of the roof looking for relief, Ginger, the pit bull,was barely hanging on, having been caked in the tar.

But the hot tar wasn’t the only horrible condition the two were facing.

While the rescuers noted a few trays of chicken and rice on the roof, they didn’t see any sign of a water dish in the midst of the sweltering heat.

Feces covered the roof as well, so apparently, this is where these poor dogs live, they stated in a Facebook post.

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The two were rushed to theemergency veterinary hospital, where they were cleaned and treated.

Though their fur was badly matted with tar and they had sustained injuries, both dogs would recover very well with loving veterinary care.

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The two rescued pups will be living under much more humane circumstances so they willnever have to endure what they did ever again.

One of the technicians who saved the poor pair of pups has been fostering Ginger and will eventually adopt her.

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Simon, who began to reside at thePopcorn Park Zoo Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, will also be up for adoption soon.

The pair was very badly burned and a little guarded due to neglect, but hopefully their eventual new homes will make them happier.

ThoughGinger and Simon are now doing very well,the shelter hopes people willlearn from this near-fatal story.

“These two dogs are alive today because someone saw them and decided to make a call instead of ignoring the situation and figuring someone else will deal with it,” they explained in their Facebook post.

“Animals cannot speak for themselves. Please get involved. Call your local police if you see something like this and please, do not ignore it.”

Thanks to the kindness of the shelter and the action of the onlookers, Ginger and Simonwere able to escape their boiling-hot prison andseek loving forever homes.

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