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Young puppy stolen from weekend adoption event

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According to a release from the rescue agency, A Forever Home Rescue Foundation, a puppy was stolen from an adoption event outside of a Petco in Chantilly, Va., on Sunday.

According to the rescue agency, around 1:15 p.m. a nine-week-old Rottweiler puppy named "Rosie," was last seen being carried away by a heavyset woman with blonde hair. The woman is believed to be in her 50s and she was accompanied by a woman, believed to be her daughter, who was in her 20s. The older woman was wearing a flowered or multi-colored sundress.

The rescue agency wrote:

The foster thinks the woman’s name may have been Brenda. The pup weighs about 10 lbs. She has some hair loss on her tail, was wearing a pink collar, and had pink nail polish on the nails of her hind feet. She is black and tan and has some white on her back toes.

Residents in the area are being asked to notify their veterinarians about the theft as they believe the woman may try to take the puppy in to a veterinarian.

The rescue organization is offering a reward for information leading to Rosie’s safe return. Please call (703) 618-3647 or (571)308-8187. Anyone who phones in a tip will not have their name disclosed.

The rescue agency stated:

This event has been reported to the police and we are in the process of reviewing surveillance video in the area.

Find this rescue organization on Facebook here. Website for the rescue agency here.

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