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How long could you keep a medium sized, brown, healthy 2 yr old dog outside in full sun without water on a 95 degree Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius) day without risking sunburn/heatstroke/etc?

Clarify (from comment posted by OP) A dog was kept in that situation for an hour and a half, got into a debate about whether that was too long and went looking for sources for backup but none give a time limit. Argument was "well you take a dog to the beach, right?"

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    The dog needs shade and access to fresh water. If you see this situation - report it to the authorities and don't waste time and take the dog some water or remove it to a safe place. – Yvette Colomb Aug 4 '17 at 8:30
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    Related Can furry pets get sunburn? – James Jenkins Aug 4 '17 at 9:20
  • if this happens one need to help the dog right now there is no time to loose or it might die. – trond hansen Sep 3 '17 at 10:34
  • On a beach there's often a breeze due to the temperature differential between the land and the sea. That might help cool animals down near the water. – Graham Chiu May 1 '18 at 21:08
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Another way of looking for a solution to your question is this.

The question asked a different way...

Of its own choice, how long would a medium sized, brown, healthy 2 year old dog remain outside in full sun without water on a 95 degree day?

I suspect the answer would be a very short period of time. The dog would naturally seek shade and water.

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    Yes, OP was saying a dog was kept in that situation for an hour and a half, got into a debate about whether that was too long and went looking for sources for backup but none give a time limit. Argument was "well you take a dog to the beach, right?" – 2nd_Inquisition Aug 25 '17 at 11:41

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