NewsDepth Petting Zoo: Rescue Dog Named Mayor for a Day

A dog in Reno, Nevada, had quite the day on Thursday. He was named the city's honorary mayor for a day.
Kendra Kostelecky explains how Everett became Reno’s top dog.


  --REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--
(Lisa Rosen/Everett's Adopted Mom)
"Very boisterous. Very loud. He always speaks his mind."
EVERETT'S ADOPTED MOM LISA ROSEN SAYS HE'S READY FOR THE CHALLENGE OF LEADING THE CITY.
SHE AND ROBERT STACHOW ADOPTED THE OUTGOING SHELTER DOG TWO YEARS AGO.
AFTER LEARNING THAT DOGS LIKE EVERETT WERE LEAST LIKELY TO FIND A HOME, THEY STARTED THEIR SEARCH WITH A SPECIFIC GOAL.
(Robert Stachow/Everett's Adopted Dad)
"We wanted to make sure that when we went out and got a dog that we got a large black dog, because we feel that they are a great addition to our family."
THAT WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL - THAT BROUGHT HIM HERE...
(Mayor Hillary Schieve/Reno, NV)
"I commend Mayor Everett for his outstanding work in the community to raise awareness for a notable cause such as the SPCA of Northern Nevada. Yay!"
A PROCLAMATION DECLARING HIM HONORARY MAYOR.
MAYOR SCHIEVE SAYS EVERETT WON'T HAVE MUCH RESPONSIBILITY - BUT SHE IS HAPPY FOR HIS SUPPORT.
(Mayor Hillary Schieve/Reno, NV)
"It's a ton of fun and he'll do a great job, i just know it."
AFTER THE HONORS - THE "PHOTO OPS" AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS.
(Kendra Kostelecky/Reporting)
"What changes would you like to make today, Everett?"
(Everett)
"(Barking)."
TRANSLATION....
(Woman)
"If he was to be Mayor, what his first job would be, is to make sure that every dog's bowl has a bone."
AND HE'S ALREADY MAKING THAT HAPPEN.
YOU SEE, EVERETT GOT THIS HONOR, WHEN HIS PARENTS PLACED A WINNING BID OF 11-HUNDRED DOLLARS AT THE S-P-C-A'S ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT - "AN AFFUR TO REMEMBER".
THIS WAS the FIRST FOR THE AUCTION ITEM... AND MAYOR SCHIEVE SAYS SHE WOULDN'T MIND SHARING HER SEAT AGAIN NEXT YEAR.
(Mayor Hillary Schieve/Reno, NV)
"The SPCA is doing incredible work in the community, I'm so happy to support them and this really is a creative and a great way to raise awareness."

 

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