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Rescue dogs will be at adoption event in Mt. Prospect

Rescue dogs will be at adoption event in Mount Prospect

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  • One of the young volunteers, Ava Pietanza, helps keep the pups warm.

      One of the young volunteers, Ava Pietanza, helps keep the pups warm.
    Photo by Kimberly Chevarria of Kimberly Ann photog

  • Ricky Chevarria, 11, who came to Happy Pet Parlor, a dog grooming business in Elk Grove Village, to help with the rescue pups, is holding Kewi while Jolie McGrath cuts her nails.

      Ricky Chevarria, 11, who came to Happy Pet Parlor, a dog grooming business in Elk Grove Village, to help with the rescue pups, is holding Kewi while Jolie McGrath cuts her nails.
    Photo by Kimberly Chevarria of Kimberly Ann photog

  • Jolie McGrath excitedly awaits the arrival of the rescue pups at her Elk Grove Village business, Happy Pet Parlor.

      Jolie McGrath excitedly awaits the arrival of the rescue pups at her Elk Grove Village business, Happy Pet Parlor.
    Photo by Kimberly Chevarria of Kimberly Ann photog

  • Cindy Garcia and her daughter are enjoying their new foster pups and keeping them warm and dry.

      Cindy Garcia and her daughter are enjoying their new foster pups and keeping them warm and dry.
    Photo by Kimberly Chevarria of Kimberly Ann photog

  • Renee Fuentes, left, of Hanover Park has just met her foster pup Sadie May and they are bonding. She said this will be the seventh dog she has fostered.

      Renee Fuentes, left, of Hanover Park has just met her foster pup Sadie May and they are bonding. She said this will be the seventh dog she has fostered.
    Photo by Kimberly Chevarria of Kimberly Ann photog

 

At an adoption event from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Dog Play Day Care, 301 W. Central Road in Mount Prospect, Elgin-based Rescue Warrior Corp will be showing many of the 40 puppies it rescued last weekend.

The rescue of the dogs from shelters in Kentucky where they would be killed was "basically the largest transport that we have ever done," said Vanessa Chevarria, a board member.

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Jolie McGrath, one of the owners of Happy Pet Parlor, the pet grooming business in Elk Grove Village where a van full of dogs was delivered to foster families, said the majority of the public will go to a rescue rather than a shelter to obtain a dog.

"Rescues go to the shelters, get the dogs that are on death row, get them vetted, put them in foster homes, get them used to being in homes and turn them into real dogs. Then people prefer to adopt them that way.

"For every 100 dogs that go into the shelter, maybe one person will adopt them," McGrath said.

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