Essay on My Dog
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 …show more content…
Lucy sleeps with me each night on the end of my white water bed. At the same time every night, she willingly secludes herself from the family and prances upstairs to sleep alone, until I get there. Her back aligns the window tracing the side of the bed and her stomach lies flat on the heated water. In the morning when I leave for school, Lucy sleeps in the bathroom downstairs on a navy blue pillow and waits for someone to come home, let her outside and feed her.
Lucy’s favorite treats are salty potato chips, Ole Roy dinner rounds and dog bones.
Before she can eat a bone she does one of her famous tricks where she stands on her hind feet and jumps around in circles on the cold kitchen floor as she anxiously awaits us to tell her she can sit down. My older brother Benjamin taught her that trick. The crackling sound of opening food wrappers excite her to the point of barking, dancing and wagging her tail back and forth rapidly.
Noises terrify Lucy. Thunderstorms, the vacuum cleaner, fireworks and gunshots send her running frantically around the house trembling. I have spent many sleepless nights awake