View Full Version : Happy birthday Lucy, my Golden Girl! 11!!

31st July 2010, 12:30 AM
Lovely Lucy turned 11 this week -- so hard to imagine she is now this fine age. She came to my parents at around 7 when retired by her breeder, and then came with me to Ireland when my father got a bit unstable on his feet. She is the most darling dog, with the sweetest little face and nature -- though she is prone to arriving downstairs with a sock or underwear!:eek:

She is still going strong and likes a nice long walk though she is slower and likes to take her time having a proper sniff of things she comes across. She of all my dogs makes me laugh all the time -- she always seems to be doing something funny. She lets the cats and other dogs know their place with a single loud bark if they come too close when she is guarding a dirty sock, for example. And cats she just finds generally insulting -- fine if they go about their business but quite impertinent if they jump up near her in her favourite position on the top of the back of the sofa...:rolleyes:

Here she is in one of the rare moments when she deigned to let Quincy snooze nearby...


Jane P
31st July 2010, 09:23 AM
:hppybdy: Lucy and here's hoping you have many more! She looks great for 11.

31st July 2010, 10:08 AM
happy birthday lucy
you are beautifull

:hppybdy: :hppybdy: :hppybdy:

Brian M
31st July 2010, 12:44 PM

Happy Birthday to Lovely Lucy.:hppybdy:

brid kenny
31st July 2010, 02:20 PM
Happy birthday Lucy!

31st July 2010, 04:41 PM
Happy Birthday to Lucy,she looks so adorable having her snooze.


31st July 2010, 05:10 PM
:rah::hppybdy: Happy Birthday Lucy. She looks wonderful!

31st July 2010, 11:11 PM
A very happy birthday to lucy!!

Cathy T
1st August 2010, 04:02 AM
Happy birthday beautiful girl. Loved reading about her Karlin, what a wonderful description of your Golden Girl.

2nd August 2010, 07:43 PM
Aww she is precious :luv:
Belated birthday wishes Lucy :rah:

2nd August 2010, 08:58 PM
Happy Birthday to a very beautiful old lady - who doesn't look her age!!

Wonderful to hear she's doing so well, I just love the oldies they have such character and have so much to give.

2nd August 2010, 10:25 PM
I agree; I just love their faces and they truly do have certain depth of character you really don't see in a younger dog!

She just makes me laugh -- last night we were sitting on the sofa, and Lucy was as usual, up on the very top back :rolleyes:. My partner's big GSD was a bit too interested in one of my cats who was back on a table on the side of the sofa that Lucy was perched upon. The cat was getting annoyed and gave a hiss -- which of course Lucy couldn't hear -- and we were just telling Charlie to go lie down on his bed when Lucy got annoyed at his head moving into HER space and gave one of her single grumpy warning 'harrumph!' barks -- and Charlie jumped backwards and slunk off to his bed. :lol: Lucy is about the same size as his head... but the young whippersnapper knew when he had been put in his place! :rotfl: I think the cat was a bit surprised to have Lucy seemingly on his side though.

2nd August 2010, 10:46 PM
Aww bless her, I do have a soft spot for Lucy, she has such a pretty face.

I like the new sofa too, not tempted to get leather with all those dogs?

7th August 2010, 05:05 PM
Happy birthday, Lucy, you are really beautiful!