Although he may initially come off as shy and apprehensive, Charlie quickly warms up to strangers and seeks endless pets and belly rubs. His previous owners are having to re-home him due to some resource guarding behavior. Despite extensive training, the behavior has persisted, and Charlie is not able to stay with this expanding family. He would do great with an experienced handler, in a home with no small children (teenagers 16+ are OK).
He currently lives with an older chihuahua, and they are best friends. They cuddle every night, and throughout the day. Charlie has also spent time with other dogs, either in a one-on-one basis or at a daycare, and has done very well. He does have a tendency to get defensive when intimidated, but is not otherwise aggressive. Charlie-3's adoption fee is $300.
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