I know what you're thinking; you see "Five second rule" and "dog" together in the same sentence and you feel like you're going to be told some weird thing like sharing food with your dog after they dropped it is ok, but I promise you, this five second rule has nothing to do with that.

Beloved former Rockford meteorologist Eric Sorensen, (who now works in the Quad Cities), shared a video yesterday with important information about our dogs' safety in the extreme summer heat, and I think it is something every dog owner needs to remember.

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