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Va. SPCA exec’s dog dies after 4 hours in hot car
Wed Aug 26, 12:30 pm ET
RICHMOND, Va. – An executive for an anti-animal cruelty group says her 16-year-old blind and deaf dog died after she accidentally left him in her hot car for four hours.
Robin Starr, the CEO of the, says she didn’t realize “Louie” was in the car until noon. Starr’s husband, Ed, told the he put the dog in her car as she got ready for work Aug. 19. She often took the dog to work with her.
Robin Starr took the dog to two clinics, but he died of kidney failure.
says the temperature had reached 91 degrees by noon that day.
The board of thesays it still supports Starr, who has been CEO since 1997 and does not plan to resign. It was unclear whether she would be charged.