SOUND OFF / July 24, 2011

Published 1:24 am Sunday, July 24, 2011

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

I was going to complain about how hot it is, but then I realized it is not 119 degrees. I am not 5,700 miles from home. I am not dressed in a full uniform and a helmet and carrying 70-plus pounds of equipment. There is little chance somebody will shoot me or I will drive over a bomb on the road.

I am sounding off about someone who left their dog in their minivan at Piggly Wiggly, with the van (and air conditioner) off and the windows barely cracked. It would only take a few minutes for harm to come to an animal. Please do not leave your animals in the car while you go shopping.

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