Cops were forced to smash a car window after a cruel dog owner left her pooch trapped in the boiling vehicle for four hours.
Officers in Seville, Spain, found the Yorkshire Terrier “on the verge of passing out” with the internal temperature hitting a sweltering 50C at one point.
Footage shows them smashing their way in through the passenger window, before dousing the terrified pooch in cold water.
The dog was spotted cowering under the steering wheel after officers broke their way in.
Heartwarming footage shows the dog with its tail between its legs as it jumps up to cuddle a local.
Cops then examine the back seat where they see children’s backpacks and towels.
The car was then towed away by officials, while the dog was taken into care.
The owner, a 49-year-old woman, said she did not see any issue with leaving the dog inside the car.
A police spokesman said: “Local police officers had to break the passenger seat window to rescue an animal that was very weak inside the vehicle, reaching more than 50C inside.
“Thanks to citizen collaboration, it has recovered.
“Its owner has been denounced for life-threatening animal abuse.
“Despite what happened, she insists that it’s fine to leave the dog in 40C heat and that this is not the first time this has occurred.
“Following this and the report made, the animal has been taken from her care.”
Horrified beachgoers called the RSPCA after spotting the tiny black-and-white kitten out in the 33C heat as thousands of Brits flocked to the seaside.
RSPCA Inspector Graham Hammond raged: “I’ve been an inspector for quite some time, and have seen all sorts of things but when I saw this kitten on the beach, I thought ‘I’ve seen it all now!'”