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🐺 *** HOT CAR LAW *** 🐶Did you know Wisconsin is part of a handful of states that allows you to rescue people and domesticated animals in a hot car? Domesticated animals being dog, cat, or other animal that is domesticated and kept as a household pet, but does not include a farm animal. The so-called “Good Samaritan” law is designed to prevent a person with good intentions from incurring a civil penalty for acting.*** If you are concerned for an animal's welfare or see an animal in distress, call the non-emergency line at 715-339-3011. *** If a person is in distress/injured, call 9-1-1!Per state statute 895.484, "a person is immune from civil liability for property damage or injury that results from his or her forcible entry into a vehicle if:• he or she had a good faith belief that the domestic animal was in imminent danger of suffering bodily harm unless removed from the vehicle• the vehicle was locked and forcible entry was necessary• he or she dialed 911 or otherwise contacted law enforcement, emergency medical services, or animal control before forcibly entering the vehicle• he or she remained with the domestic animal until law enforcement or a first responder arrived at the scene• he or she used no more force than he or she reasonably believed necessary to enter the vehicle• if this person left the scene before the owner or operator of the vehicle returned to the scene, the actor placed a notice on the windshield with information outlined in the law"