They’re just so delightful! Charlie and Sally are two adorable senior dachshunds who’ve been together since birth (a bonded pair, they need to be adopted together). They bonded quickly to their new foster home with no adjustment concerns. Despite being above 12 years old, they are both great walkers, have a good amount of energy, and most importantly they have a lot of love to share with a new family! We have them on a bathroom schedule, but they’ve always let me know when they need to go outside of it. They’re just the best little doggies!
They’re both content to hang out on a soft pad and blanket by my desk when I’m working, but the second I get up, they follow me around like a shadow. They’ll follow you around like a shadow when you’re up and about, but are also happy to rest next to or on your lap at any time as well. They are both crate trained and will happily go to bed together in the evening. They are healthy other than the need for a dental surgery with extractions likely. They both have dentals scheduled on February 17th.
Sally was the “runt” of the litter, so she will always be small (~7 lbs), but she has gained a few ounces to get to a healthy weight since moving in with her foster parents. With walking and reducing food intake slightly, Charlie is coming down to a nice weight (~12 lbs). Despite her size, Sally has a bit of an “alpha” behavior which is adorable to watch given her size.
Charlie seems a little more exploratory and perhaps a little mischievous inside and outside (he has discovered eating poop and sneaking up the stairs), whereas Sally seems more obedient and more easily trainable in the new house. Charlie loves to give kisses to both his sister, Sally, and any human who gives him a lap.