Category Archives: Lucy

Home Again

Well, after three weeks away, Lucy is home again and I have never seen her so consistently calm.  Still happy, still joyous, but not loosing control of herself.  Well, there were a couple of small incidents with a couple of squirrels … Continue reading

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Lucy Training – Part 6

Lucy has been a very busy girl in the last few days! She has visited a competition obedience event, where all the dogs are on leash unless working in the ring and socialization with other dogs is usually off limits. … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Training – Part 5

Well, a lot has happened since my last post. Lucy has been meeting a lot of people, both in Christ’s office and out in the world. She is doing well, generally, but now that she is getting used to Christa, … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Training – Part 4

Just a quick update today. And for this I will simply quote Christa: Lucy had another productive day! Started working on proper greeting behavior, continued recall work around other dogs and quiet time/down stays in exciting environments. She’s a great student!! … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Training – Part 3

Well, training is well underway at this point and Lucy seems to be very comfortable with Christa, who is taking her for a walk before work. According to Christa, they saw a lot of dogs and squirrels and practiced her … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Training – Part 2

Well, Lucy seems to be settling in to her new regime. According to Christa, her first day was good. She’s met all of Christa’s dogs and things seems to have gone very nicely.  She also met one of Christa’s friends and … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Training

Those of you who know Lucy, know that she can get overwhelmed with her excitement and joy. To the point where is it sometimes a problem with jumping and stuff like that. I had worked with her as much as I … Continue reading

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And the Verdict is . . .

Ringworm! That’s right, ringworm. That big cysty looking lump over Lucy’s eye was ringworm (which is a very contagious fungal infection of the hair and/or hair follicles, not a worm at all). It had the vet stymied: she’d never seen ringworm present … Continue reading

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Post-op Lucy

I picked Lucy up about 5 this evening. The folks at Good Samaritan did a great job, once again. Thank you to all the great staff. In bed

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How to Know When Lucy is Tired

Sometimes it seems like Lucy never tires, but this is not true: she often runs on pure enthusiasm and joy even when she is completely exhausted. But there actually is a way to know when she is tired, and here … Continue reading

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