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Special reunion for Pomeranians rescued from truck in 2017

Posted at 5:16 PM, Jan 27, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A very special reunion took place Sunday afternoon.

It involved adorable Pomeranians who gained national attention when they were rescued from the back of a truck in Sandy Valley.

ORIGINAL STORY: Pomeranians rescued from truck in Sandy Valley

The 164 dogs used to belong to a breeder named Noela Velasco.

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People traveled from all over the country for the change to adopt the dogs after they heard their story.

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ReBar on Main Street in downtown Las Vegas hosted a reunion for the rescued Poms on Jan. 27.

Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Animal Foundation.


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