Woman ate lunch in Florida while 4 dogs died in hot car


A woman has been arrested for animal cruelty after police say four dogs died in a hot car. According to New Smyrna Beach Police, Tesia White, the 25-year-old owner from Missouri, left the four dogs in her vehicle while she ate lunch at a restaurant on Canal Street. White stated that she left the air conditioning on and the windows up, and checked the dogs once during the hour she was having lunch. However, when she returned to the car at the end of the meal, all four dogs were dead. The 911 calls depict the horror found. The caller said, “I’m outside of Corkscrew Bar and Grill on Canal Street and we have four dogs on the side. They accidentally turned the air conditioning off in the car and they were trapped in a hot car and now they’re all laying on their side and none of them are moving… We’re pouring water on them but they look unconscious.”Police say the dogs consisted of a 4-year-old Goldendoodle, two approximately 12-week-old Goldendoodle puppies, and a 2-year-old Boxer.White was charged with four counts of felony animal cruelty, and transported to the Volusia County Branch Jail with a $10,000 bond. White was visibly emotional during her court appearance.

A woman has been arrested for animal cruelty after police say four dogs died in a hot car.

According to New Smyrna Beach Police, Tesia White, the 25-year-old owner from Missouri, left the four dogs in her vehicle while she ate lunch at a restaurant on Canal Street.

White stated that she left the air conditioning on and the windows up, and checked the dogs once during the hour she was having lunch.

However, when she returned to the car at the end of the meal, all four dogs were dead.

The 911 calls depict the horror found.

The caller said, “I’m outside of Corkscrew Bar and Grill on Canal Street and we have four dogs on the side. They accidentally turned the air conditioning off in the car and they were trapped in a hot car and now they’re all laying on their side and none of them are moving… We’re pouring water on them but they look unconscious.”

Police say the dogs consisted of a 4-year-old Goldendoodle, two approximately 12-week-old Goldendoodle puppies, and a 2-year-old Boxer.

White was charged with four counts of felony animal cruelty, and transported to the Volusia County Branch Jail with a $10,000 bond.

White was visibly emotional during her court appearance.