Hi everyone, I am a precious, happy girl Boykin named Charlie! I am slim at 28 pounds and about 2-3 years old. I get along with everyone, human and canine alike, but I really love my humans best and will stay right with you no matter what. I am looking for a forever family where I will be loved, played with and cared for.
I used to be an outside dog, and because of that, my hair was bleached blond and my skin was really dry. At first my foster’s vet thought I had skin allergies, but since being put on good food, I have had no issues. My beautiful wavy ears were matted so badly that they had to cut them out, but hey, it's hair...it'll grow back!! But since I've been fostered by BSR, I have learned to be a great indoor dog and I feel and look great! Life is good!! I know 'sit' and will always come when called. I also know ‘kennel’ and I am learning 'shake' for a treat which I then get as a reward for kenneling! I like sleeping in my kennel and I never make a sound during the night. I walk great on a leash. My foster mom has taught me to fetch on land and water and I am becoming a good swimmer. I especially like sitting with my foster mom on a float in the water.
I love meeting new people and I jump up with excitement; I am just so happy to greet you! My foster mom is helping me to be calm and to sit rather than jump, but because I am a little too enthusiastic, I would probably be better in a home with older children, not toddlers or kids I could knock over. I am also good with cats and other dogs. But most of all I want to please my human! I will bond very quickly. I love people and I want to meet and greet everyone. My foster mom says that her favorite thing about me is that I she stay right with her at all times. You see, I would rather be with my person than chasing after other dogs. My she is in the yard, I am constantly by her side; I never wonder far. I love to ride in the car, I don’t dig or chew on things. I have adjusted to hardwood floors and am light on my feet with a graceful gait. I don’t require someone to be home 100% of the time. Just give me a hoof to chew and a soft bed to lay on.
I would love to have a forever family who would give me plenty of attention, play time and love. I needs an active family.... car rides, trips to lake, and trips where I gets to visit and meet people. I would like to continue my training on commands and retrieving. Since I have discovered I love to swim, it would be great to have access to water. I don’t require a fence, just don’t put me outside by myself. I could do fine with other dogs, but also would love to be your one and only! For all that I have been through, I am a happy, loving, playful girl who will adore you as much as you will adore me. BIO:
Below are two of her favorite places, her dad’s lap and our bed! She does not sleep there often but sometimes… Charlie has been a joy in our lives! She is crazy about my husband (her “daddy”) and loves all other people including children. She does have a Boykin brother whom she tolerates and keeps in line. She is a awesome retriever and swimmer! We have to hold her in to keep her from jumping out of our johnboat! We love our Charlie’