If you think one of the fastest dog breeds on earth can't settle down to listen to a good story, think again -- and meet Lucy!
Lucy knows it's time to
go listen to stories
Lucy was a racing Greyhound before being adopted by Patti into a wonderful, loving forever home which she now shares with three other Greyhound "sisters." And, as you can see from the photo, she actually loves running. She participates in lure coursing (running around a field chasing fake bunnies) and has won lots of ribbons. Lucy has earned a Field Champion title.
Lucy knows life is good.
Lucy visits adults and children in hospitals and enjoys the attention. After being in pet therapy for several years, she and Patti became a registered R.E.A.D.® team in January 2011. They also belong to the Georgia Chapter of Reading Paws, an affiliate of R.E.A.D., and they volunteer at New Georgia Public Library.
Once he begins to read,
Lucy settles down to listen.
Even though Greyhounds are noted for speed, one of Lucy's favorite pastimes is napping. She takes several a day, but is careful not to nap--or snore--during reading sessions. If she looks like she's about to fall asleep, Patti assures the readers she's just resting her eyes and that she is in fact listening to them read.
Is Lucy laughing at something
funny in the story?
At Lucy's first library session, four children were signed up to read and all four arrived with book in hand, ready to go. Once other children saw her, many more signed up and Patti said they were fully booked for at least the next six months.