▶️ Dog in Washington state left on balcony in extreme heat dies, owner charged

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SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — A Sedro-Woolley woman was arrested after she allegedly left her family’s dog on a balcony without water or shade during dangerous high temperatures, resulting in the dog’s death.

The woman was charged with first-degree animal cruelty and released on her own recognizance.

A police animal control officer responded to calls from concerned neighbors and found the 5-year-old dog named Enzo in “severe distress.”

He displayed symptoms including seizing and foaming at the mouth.

The officer took life-saving measures, moving the dog inside and trying to cool him down, but Enzo died.

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