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Lucy, The Dog With The Self-Portrait On Her Ear, Has A Happy Forever Home

by Amy Drew

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Lucy’s little “mini-me” ear marking garners her lots of attention. Photo: Caters News Agency


Lucy the rescue dog has some arresting ears….

Well, the left one, anyway.

Look closely and you’ll see that the spots seem to create a puppy portrait that looks just like her! We told you about this interesting pup back in February and how folks clamored to adopt her when they saw the interesting spots…

The markings appear to show two floppy ears, eyes, a nose and a mouth.

Lucy, who is eight months old, was part of a litter delivered at the Lollypop Farm rescue’s Rochester, NY, center, where she was adopted by Cassidy Troy, a 19-year-old student, and her boyfriend, Zach Johnson, 20.

Interestingly, the Telegraph reports the pair didn’t even notice Lucy’s ear until they stopped to buy food for their new pup at a local pet shop and an employee there pointed out the unusual markings.

Sitting pretty. Lucy, say her owners, loves all the fuss people make and is always happy to return the love in kisses. Photo: Caters News Agency


“Everyone thinks she is so cute,” Johnson told reporters and then when they spot her ear they usually say, ‘Oh my gosh that is super cool’ or ‘That’s amazing, I’ve never seen anything like that’.

He added that Lucy loves the fuss, as well.

“She is probably the sweetest dog I have ever met,” he said. “She gets super excited whenever someone wants to give her some attention or play.”

Troy added that Lucy is quite affectionate, “Whenever people come up to pet her she can’t stop wiggling and trying to give kisses.”