Momma Louise, now known as Lucy, has a sad past like so many others in Texas. In September she was found under an abandoned house emaciated with her litter of puppies. They were rescued and brought to the county shelter. Her puppies found homes and now it is Lucy’s turn.
She has the most beautiful soulful eyes that make you just want to hug her! She loves her hugs and scratches. Lucy will let you cuddle and pet her as long as you want. Her coloring is gorgeous and her coat is very healthy.
Lucy loves her food and gobbles it right down! She has gained weight, now at 55 lbs. shortly after she arrived at her foster home, it was noticed that she had a limp. An X-ray was done and it was determined that she needed to have FHO surgery which was done the middle of January.
She loved playing with other young foster dog. Lucy is so friendly and loves attention. She was quite exuberant when she first arrived at the foster home, but she has calmed down considerably now. Lucy has spent time with the foster’s 3 year old granddaughter and they get along without issues.
Lucy is excited to get out of her kennel in the morning! Once she runs around, eats her breakfast and does her business, she’s ready for her nap time. She loves to chase after squirrels! She likes her chew bones and toys. She would love to have a playmate.
Lucy gets along with the foster’s senior dogs by ignoring them. If she does try to play with one, he will growl and she walks away. She is ok on a leash, but needs some training.
Lucy would do well in a home with other playful dogs her size. She is house and kennel trained. Lucy has been around grandkids ages, 11, 8 and 3. She is good with them, plays ball or tug of war.
We believe she would do well in an active home with older children, an active adult home, a home where she is cherished and loved. Final words—-I LOVE LUCY!!
Name: Lucy aka Momma Louise
Breed: Lab/Hound mix
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 62 pounds
Vaccinations: Up to date as of 1/1/20
Medical: Lucy had FHO surgery and is doing fine
BASED ON OUR OBSERVATIONS:
Dogs: yes, currently fostered with two small senior dogs. Previously had another large foster dog, and they played well together.
Kids: Yes. Lucy is fine with foster’s grandkids, who are respectful to her.
Adoption Donation: 450.00
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