ASPCA study: Only 67% would help dogs locked in car

A new study by the ASPCA has found that not everyone who spots a dog locked inside a car would spring into action to rescue

A new study by the ASPCA has found

A new study by the ASPCA has found that not everyone who spots a dog locked inside a car would spring into action to rescue it. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

NEWARK - A new study by the ASPCA has found that not everyone who spots a dog locked inside a car would spring into action to rescue it.

The study shows that while people are concerned, they may not follow through when faced with the situation in real life. 

A total 93 percent of the adults polled say they would rescue a trapped dog. But among those who actually faced the situation in real life, only 67 percent of the people actually did something about it.

The study also found that women were much more likely to help than men.

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