I'm ready for my new family!

Hi! My Name Is Lucy

I'm Available

For inquiries please email kathy@compactcaninerescue.org

Fee: $500

Location: Rehoboth Beach, DE

Foster mom update:  8/30/23

Lucy is ready for her forever home!  She is housebroken!  She loves to go for walks.  Her spay was successful and she has recovered beautifully!  She has found her voice and uses it to let you know when something is amiss.  She sleeps quietly through the night in her crate and waits patiently for you to wake up and take her outside.  She is learning new things every day ... she is very smart!  and she would like to learn them with you!  She likes to snuggle some of the time ... and she is good at entertaining herself.  Lucy is a little leery of new people, however, that is improving every day.  She is great with her foster sister.  She would do well as an only dog, however, she will easily adjust to another dog in the home.  

Foster mom update:  8/5/23

Lucy is doing so very well!  She is housebroken.  She loves to go for walks around the neighborhood.  She is playing with toys.  She sleeps quietly through the night.  She likes to cuddle at times and she is also able to entertain herself, or just relax nearby if her person is doing something.  She is doing well with her foster sister.  Lucy would be fine with another dog in the home.  She is still a little skittish when it comes to humans she does not know, or dogs she meets on her walks.  But each day is a little bit better.  Lucy will have her spay on 8/10, and then will be ready for adoption.  She is an awesome little dog!

From Foster Mom: 7/14/2023

Lucey is doing FABULOUSLY!!  She is almost 100% housebroken!  She will tell you when she wants to go outside and do her business.  She LOVES to walk on a leash ... the perfect home for her is someone who wants to walk multiple times a day.  Her leash manners need a little work.  She is so smart, she is learning quickly.  She prefers to sleep in her crate and will put herself to bed when it is time.  She has started playing with toys ... and will go pick up a toy and entertain herself for a bit.  She likes to sit in your lap ... and she LOVES having her ears scratched.  She even will roll over to have her belly rubbed!  She has found her voice, and will bark on occasion ... when she sees someone walk by outside or to get your attention.  It is always heart-warming when a dog who has come from a puppy mill begins to bark ... it means they are relaxing and getting comfortable.  She is not a "barker" ... more like a completely appropriate alarm system!  When nothing is happening, she will sit quietly at foster mom's feet, helping her work, or she will find a dog bed and snuggle in for a nap.
Lucey is learning how to navigate steps...
She is better going up steps, rather than down.
She learns a little more each day!
Lucey is a perfect little yorkie lady!  She will see the vet at the end of July, and once she is spayed and has her teeth cleaned, she will be ready for adoption.  Do not miss out on this sweetheart!

Lucy is a 6 year old, 8 pound little yorkie.  She came to us from a breeder/puppy mill in Pennsylvania. But that was not always her life. Her previous owner decided she no longer wanted Lucy and just traded her in for a Maltese puppy from the breeder.  The breeder didn't lose a thing, one female for another who can produce!!!!! Can you imagine, one day you are someone's pet and the next day you are a breeding machine, spitting out puppies as often as possible?

There is a happy ending though.  First, she will NEVER be made to breed again! Second, and maybe more importantly, she remembers home life! She remembers the feel of the grass. She knows what a leash is and is ready to relearn her walking skills. She isn't as afraid of love and affection as the usual puppy mill survivor! She is still timid but she is adjusting much quicker than expected, which is awesome. Experience with puppy mill dogs preferred.

She will see the vet for spay and dental cleaning soon.  She can then be adopted once we feel she is physically and mentally ready.

We will post more about Lucy as we get to know her.  Please follow us on our social media channels to see the most up to date information.

  • Terrier - Yorkshire (Yorkie)
  • Adult (60 - 108 Months) (11/20/2016) - Actual
  • 8 Pounds
  • Delaware
  • Black and Tan
  • Active and Playful
  • I Like Kids Over 10
  • I Like Select Dogs
  • Not Tested With Cats
  • I'm Currently In Training
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