RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — A pit bull puppy was rushed to a vet Wednesday after it had been left behind in a car with cracked windows in Riverside.

The dog was reported shortly before 10:30 a.m. inside a white Impala parked in downtown Riverside at 12th and Lemon streets.

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When Animal Control Officer Cecelia Morris arrived, she said she could hear the dog panting and whining.

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With the help of a supervisor, the dog was rescued from the car without breaking the windows.

Riverside’s high temperature was forecast to be 104 degrees. A check of the temperature inside the car showed 133 degrees.

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John Welsh, spokesman for the Riverside County Department of Animal Services, said the puppy was given water and a bath, then cooled off with a small fan before it was returned to the owner, who was fined $250.