Update 9/2/13: Irene has been rescued!
A gorgeous, 11-month-old puppy who is housed at the Baldwin Park shelter in Baldwin Park, Calif., has been sitting behind bars since August 8.
The pup, whose name is "Irene," is said to be "very affectionate," and appears to not only adore people, but other dogs. A quick walk through in the facility's cat room seems to indicate that she is even fine around felines.
But will anyone speak up for Irene before it is too late?
Pit bulls at the facility are not known to last long, which is why those people who are aware of Irene's plight are working so hard to find her a home or a rescue agency.
In order for Irene to have the chance to live out the rest of her life, she is relying on the help of strangers who are willing to share her information.
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