LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A show dog that went missing more than a week ago has been found dead, according to family of the dog’s owner.
The Whippet named Lucy ran away from the Red Roof Inn on Wilhite Drive on Thursday, August 30th.
Lucy and her owners were in town to compete in the Bluegrass Classic Dog Show. They immediately launched an exhaustive search for Lucy.
Unfortunately the search came to a tragic end on Saturday. Reportedly family believes Lucy was killed in an accident near the Lexington Green area, though they did not want the nature of the accident to be made public.
The family will be heading home today, they ask that anyone who sees signs of Lucy to take them down.