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My name is Lucy!
I'm being cared for by
Northwoods Humane Society

Facts about me

German Shepherd Dog
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Pet ID

My info

Small red x Not good with kids
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Lucy is becoming one of the staff favorites here at NHS. She has quite the story. She is a 2 yr old spayed female shepherd mix. She takes quite a bit of time to warm up and will most likely require more than one visit from potential adopters. She would also benefit from being in a home that would like to continue my journey with a trainer if they are not familiar with working with semi-feral dogs.
She came from Oklahoma. She was not doing well in a shelter there and her future looked pretty bleak. Lucy failed to adjust in attempts to foster her. You see Lucy is an escape artist. She is a jumper and a runner. She was placed at trainer's in OK and did very well. At the GROOMING CLOSET they helped Lucy make an amazing transition. When Lucy was scheduled for her first transport in February we learned she was heartworm positive. She started heartworm treatment and tested negative in June . Circumstances prevented her from catching that transport but she finally arrived in Wisconsin in July. Lucy is now ready for her furever home.
She is a very different dog and has truly benefited from extra time in rehabilitation. She is now adjusting to her surroundings and the training continues. If you would like to meet Lucy, go to the shelter's website and fill out a pre-adoption application. Once you are approved you can call to schedule a time to meet her. The best part is, Lucy's adoption fees have been sponsored!

Northwoods Humane Society

Contact info
Pet ID
P.O. Box 82, 10812N O'Brien Hill Road, Hayward, WI 54843

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

NHS works to place animals in good, loving homes. Potential families must complete a pre-adoption application. References are required and checked. There may be a 24 to 48 hour waiting period before adoption is finalized. All responsible adults in the family must be in agreement. The goal of NHS is for each adoption to be permanent.

Go meet their pets

We are located at 10812N O' Brien Hill Road approximately 4 miles east of Hayward, WI off of Hwy 77. Our hours are Monday thru Saturday from 11am to 3pm and closed on Sundays.

More about this rescue

NHS was authorized as a non-profit organization in 1987. NHS is funded through donations, memberships, adoption fees and fund raising. A volunteer Board of Directors establishes policies and operational guidelines.
Our objectives are to place animals in good, loving homes. To provide appropriate health care for NHS animals waiting for homes. To work to nurture and train animals so that they are adoptable. To educate the public on humane treatment of animals. To administer a spay/neuter assistance program. To provide a pet visitation program to local nursing homes. To provide a pet education program for area schools and the general public. To work cooperatively with the Sawyer County Dog Pound and the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation Animal Control (which are independent of NHS). To network community Resources to meet the needs of animals. To provide a pet food shelf for families in need. To operate the NHS Shelter.