New laws go into effect today, including the Good Samaritan law!

If you see a child or pet locked in a hot car, you can now break-in to save them without fear of prosecution (just make sure to phone the police or animal control first!)

As a pet parent to two Dobermans and a Dachshund, I took a pledge to never leave my four-legged buddies locked in a hot car.

Visit to learn more or to sign the pledge yourself!

To read about other new laws taking effect, read here.