Little Feet Big Heart Dog Rescue Opens in Vernon

December 16, 2014
Courtesy of Shaun Gately, Economic Development Coordinator, Town of Vernon. Pictured L to R, Senator Guglielmo, Vernon Mayor Dan Champagne and Little Feet Big Heart Dog Rescue Owners, Michael and Jennifer Wemmell at the recent ribbon cutting to open the business.

Hartford, CT – State Senator Tony Guglielmo(R-Stafford) recently joined elected officials for a ribbon cutting opening a new business in Vernon. Senator Guglielmo along with Vernon Mayor Dan Champagne and entrepreneurs Jennifer and Michael Wemmell on December 5th at Little Feet Big Heart dog rescue. The new business is located at 77 Industrial Park Rd. Little Feet Big Heart Rescue is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of canine companions. Additionally, they promote responsible dog ownership through the facilitation of educational information, activities and events.

After 10 years of helping animals in need, Jennifer Wemmell and her husband Michael established Little Feet, Big Heart Rescue, Inc. to provide rescue and rehabilitation services to homeless and abandoned dogs as well as community out-reach and education. Their in-home rescue and network of foster homes offer consistent love, veterinary care, socialization and training.

The rescue also serves as a resource to the community by advocating responsible dog ownership and all that it entails, from proper socialization and training, to the benefits of routine medical care. Owners Jennifer and Michael Wemmell say their rescue will be involved with spaying and neutering clinics and services to prevent further overpopulation. They also provide education and information on available lower cost veterinary options.