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Opinion: Man Charged for Rescuing Dog

I'd like to hear your opinion: a man who works as a veterinarian was charged for breaking the window of a woman's car window to rescue a dog that he believed the dog was suffering from heat exhaustion. Georgia law says that you cannot break a window for an animal (only for children left in cards).
Did this guy do the right thing, or was he out of line? I can't decide.
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Window is just a window it can be replaced but how cruel is to leave a beating heart in that heated car they should be punish for that .Even if its a dog is still a life .Where is animal protection ?He should call them
He did the right thing!
I'm offering a free broken window for ANYBODY who leaves their child OR animal in a car with the windows up on a hot day. I personally take my dog with me almost everywhere I go and I make sure if he has to wait in the car that the windows are rolled down and that there is a large bowl of water where he can reach it.
I sincerely hope that at least the owner was charged with something. FINE if they want to charge the man (though the law should be changed), I just hope the owner was charged with animal cruelty, too.
What about laws banning animal cruelty? Shouldn't the owner be charged for that? As stupid as the law regarding breaking windows is, a law is a law. And until the law is changed, then you can't really blame the cops. If I was in the business of replacing windows, I'd probably make a point to bail the vet out of jail and NOT PAY for the window. So when the media comes along, the owner of the dog looks like a criminal--at least in the eyes of the public, which is worse than breaking a window.
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