A new partnership between a Verona business and a Verona animal rescue group resulted in a special treat on the eve of Halloween.
Rosemarie’s Rescue Ranch and Avenue Bistro held what they called a “Yappy Hour” on Sunday afternoon to bring pets who need new homes to the attention of the community. Susan Janett, who runs Rosemarie’s Rescue Ranch, said the event produced a record seven adoptions. “We were absolutely thrilled,” she added.
So were Teresa Sanborn Loughrey and Aubie, apparently. Loughrey, a 1977 graduate of Verona High School, had come to the event to meet a senior chihuahua to possibly foster and then adopt it. Five-month-old Aubie had others plan. “He who completely chose her,” Janett said of Loughrey on Monday. “He went home with her on a trial last night and this morning is thoroughly in love.”