Pet of the Month: Lucy & Scout

Lucy & Scout

When Lucy was brought home, she only weighed about 3 pounds and was so small that her parents thought she looked like a Beanie Baby! Lucy is a chocolate brown cocker spaniel with a white patch on her chest and little brown freckles. She also has adorable white patches on the bottoms of her back paws. As a puppy, Lucy attended classes at Best Paw Forward where all the children fell in love with her and would come over to pet her during break time.

Lucy does not like to ride in the car—she shivers and cries the entire ride—but she’ll make an exception to go to Naga-Waukee Park with her owners and 3-year-old golden retriever brother, Scout. She also enjoys barking and chasing after anything that moves: squirrels, chipmunks, deer, and even Sandhill cranes that pass through HER yard…how dare they! Even though she loves to be outside, she absolutely does not like to walk on wet grass (but loves to walk and play in the snow).

Lucy’s favorite spot is on top of the comfy sofa where she can look out the window and keep an eye on her yard of course.

Lucy loves the vet and doesn’t mind the occasional checkup. Her tail wags so fast her mom thinks it might fly right off! She especially loves Dr. Randy and his technicians. That might have something to do with their delicious liver treats, but that’s neither here nor there. Shani, her groomer, is another one of her favorite people. Lucy adores being groomed and coming home decked out in ribbons and bows! Scout thinks she smells great when she comes home and has to give her a good sniff.

Lucy doesn’t eat her food out of a bowl. Instead, her mom has to place it on a mat on the floor. She waits all day for mealtime and stares at her mom when it’s time to make sure she doesn’t forget.

Lucy didn’t always have Scout to pal around with. Scout came to their family when Lucy was 5 years old. She wasn’t too fond of him at first because he wanted to share all of her toys and her bed! He also wanted to play nonstop and Lucy wanted none of that. Now that Scout has calmed down from his puppy years, they are best friends. They love to look out the window, visit the park, and go on long walks together.

Lucy and Scout’s family constantly find new things about their furry family members that make them smile and laugh. The pair is loved tremendously and their family would like to thank Pewaukee Veterinary Service for always taking such great care of their fur babies!

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