• Lucy

  • My name is Lucy and I’m new to the GSP Rescue.  I’m only 1 year old and I have lots of energy.  My owner surrendered me to the Rescue as I had some issues with the other female dog in the house.  I had a very long car ride one Saturday, all the way from Illinois to Wisconsin Rapids, WI.  When I finally met up with my foster family, oh how happy I was to see they had kids!!!  They gave me all the attention, love, hugs and kisses and dog could ask for.  Well in return they got many kisses right back from me. 

    My foster family also has a male GSP, Scout that is 3 ½ years old.  I really didn’t like him much at first but they had realized I had been though a lot and had patience with me.  Scout and I like to play outside which I quickly learned he was much bigger and truly was the boss of the house.  Eventually, I started to mind my manners.  Now we play a lot and wear off our energy together.  My foster family keeps me clean with a bath every week and boy do I love the bath tub.  Sometimes I’m in there before the water ever gets run.  My foster mom and dad ask me to do a lot of things when it comes to treats but the only one I really know right now is sit.  We are working on shaking and down as well but my nose is too busy trying to smell out what treat they have this time.  I know I can do it, I’m a quick learner.  I have been having a few problems with going potty in the house, mom said I need to work on that as she’s tired of cleaning the carpet spots.  I love to be outside getting the fresh air, I can’t wait for the walks to start.  I do have a little problem with my back hip that is affecting my back leg.  I have only really used it for balance.  Mom and dad are going to take me in for an evaluation to have surgery.  They said not to worry as they will be right by my side.  They talked that I will most likely have rehab after so I can strengthen my back leg muscles and then watch out I’ll be back on all 4s.  The foster kids said they LOVE ME!!

    5/27/18: Lucy is doing really well and getting some water therapy. We will be working on her behavioral issues in the coming weeks and getting her assessed if she is ready for adoption.

    4/28/18:Lucy is on her way back to her foster home where she will start rehabilitation. She is already doing a toe touch with the affected leg which is very positive news!

    4/26/18: Please say a prayer for Lucy tonight and tomorrow. She is having surgery on her hip and we are hoping for a positive outcome. She will have the ball of her hip joint removed and then will start about 4-6 weeks of rehabilitation. This surgery will cost the rescue between $2200 and $2400.We will keep you updated on Lucy's progress as she progresses with surgery and rehab!

    3/15/18: Due to Lucy's Medical issue, we do not know the amount of time it will take for her surgery and rehabilitation, nor her prognosis, so we are not accepting applications until we have time to thoroughly assess her condition with our veterinarians. 

    If you are interested in adopting Lucy, she is not available yet for adoption. Keep watching this page for updates and for her official Adoption availability.

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