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When I was thirteen years old, my family brought our second dog home to live with us. She is a Miniature Schnauzer and her name is Lucy. She was born and raised in Morristown, Tennessee by a woman named Mrs. Newport. Her previous cage was located outdoors and because of the various weather conditions she was subjected to, she had very poor health. Her black ears were severely infected, cracked and swollen. Her only source of nutrition was the one piece of white bread she received daily. In addition to taking care of herself, she also had a new puppy to watch over.

Today, Lucy’s hair is wavy and short with a blend of gray and black intertwining together to make a mixture looking like salt and pepper. She has small, cropped triangular ears, dark black eyes and a round black wet nose. A beard that is stained brown from her food surrounds her unhealthy yellowed teeth and pale pink spotted tongue. She wears a hot pink invisible fence collar with black clasp around her neck. Soft, gray curls dangle over her front and hind paws and sway back and forth delicately when she trots. Her lon...


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