Carley Walker, Staff Writer

The prolonged quarantine due to COVID-19 has lead to many people picking up new hobbies, whether that is releasing their inner artists, having a Star Wars movie marathon, rereading a book series such as Harry Potter, or participating in the Chloe Ting 2-Week Ab Shred Challenge. Honestly, the options for new hobbies and activities to do during this quarantine are endless due to the unlimited time on many of our hands. 

The countless times  available for people has caused some families to cave into their children’s desires for a new family member to join the family, particularly a new little furry friend: a puppy!

Currently, it’s hard to go two days without seeing someone post on their Instagram, Snapchat, or Facebook a picture of a cute, new furry friend that all of their friends and family can fawn over. Luckily for the members of the LFHS community, a compilation of some of the newest loyal companions of LFHS’ students have been compiled for staff, faculty, students and their families to enjoy: 

Name: Reagan Long (Junior)

Puppy: Obi

Breed: Aussiedoodle

Age: 12 weeks old

Other Pets: 2 dogs: Wrigley and Maisey

Fun Fact: Obi has blue specks in his eyes which is why her father named him after Obi Wan Kenobi, because Obi Wan has a blue lightsaber. 

Name: Maddie Taylor (Senior)

Puppy: Bailey

Breed: Pomsky (Pomeranian Husky)

Age: 6 months old (have had her for about 7 weeks)

Other Pets: Sadie (7 years old)

Fun Fact: Bailey really loves going on walks but is really bad at walking!

Name: Mckenna (LFHS alumnus) and Jack Shea (Junior)

Puppy: Barley

Breed: Golden Retriever

Ag: 10 weeks old

Other Pets: Kona (6 year old black labrador retriever)

Fun Fact: Barley hops around like a bunny when she walks. 

Name: Georgia O’Neil (LFHS Alumnus)

Puppy: Violet

Breed: English Bulldog

Age: 3 ½  years old (Rescued from a puppy mill in Kentucky)

Fun fact: She loves to cuddle and would much rather be carried everywhere rather than having to walk. 

Name: Tierney (Junior) and Connell Sassen (Freshman)

Puppy: Finley

Breed: Golden Retriever

Age: 14 weeks (4 ½ months)

Other Pets: Golden retriever named Stella and Lizzie, the Sassen’s cat. 

Fun Fact: Finley is really good at chasing her tail. “Like really good,” said Sassen. 

Name: Kailey (Junior) and Karsen Albus (Freshman)

Puppy: Romi

Age: 8 months old

Breed: Miniature Pinscher

Fun fact: Romi barely ever walks. She mostly just flops around like a fish while Kailey and her family try dragging Romi around on a leash.