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Adoption Alert ~ Charlie #2549 - Adopted!!

Hi everyone…my name is Charlie and I’m seven years old.  I’m not sure how I got here but ‘here’ sure is good and I’m very grateful.  Golden Rescue found me at a shelter and sprung me ~ am I not the luckiest boy in the world?  I think I had a rough life and that’s probably why I’m not so good around other dogs.  I’m cautious and stand my ground if other dogs approach me.  Old habits die hard, I guess.  On the other hand, I love humans!  By and large, they have been good to me so I love them.  I might be a little timid at first when I meet someone new but humans are the best.  I’m pretty good with my commands and even the leash thing is working itself out.  I don’t like people taking things away from me and I’m embarrassed to say that I have bitten under those circumstances.  I have been at school for a while and have done some ‘learnin’.  If I have something in my mouth that I like and you don’t want me to have it, ask me to ‘drop it’ and I will ~ don’t try to take it out of my mouth or I’ll get growly.  So, I should not be around children and other dogs…and I know that’s asking for a lot!  My fantastic foster dad describes me as sweet, easy-going, and beautiful with a gorgeous coat.  Aw shucks!  Look, I know I have some issues ~ I’m not fond of other dogs, I have some hot spots that are clearing up with my new food, I don’t like people taking stuff out of my mouth, I eat my poo (yuk), and I don’t like my back end touched until I get to know you.  Holy cow, that’s a lot of stuff to contend with.  On the good side, I love to chew sticks ~ it’s my favourite pastime.  I love to get good and comfortable and chew, chew, chew.  My foster mom says I’m really cute because I  always want the stick you have so I’ll be laying down chewing on one and then I see the stick you have and I promptly abandon the one I had.  I also love attention and petting and laying down on the grass on my back for belly rubs.  Seriously, I’m not trying to make excuses but I think my previous life was pretty hard and I guess those scars are still around.  But I’ll tell you this, if you give me a chance, I promise to love you.  I promise to cuddle with you every day.  I promise to look up to you with gratitude-filled eyes.  I’m here waiting for you.  Is there a chance you might be ‘Charlie’s Angel’?

Charlie is currently being fostered in the Newmarket, ON area. If you would like more information about Charlie please call our hot-line toll free at 1-866-712-8444 or email adoption(at) and one of our volunteers will be happy to return your call. 

If you are interested in adopting one of the Goldens posted on our website or any of the other Goldens that become available for adoption in the future, please click here to fill our the adoption application.