Hello there! I’m Chiko. You may have seen my photo and heard about my sad story on the news this last Summer. I was found in a very emaciated state (see photo 3 ) by 2 good Samaritans who decided to take me home. I was obviously a victim of neglect. I’m now 10 months old and full of energy. Although the couple who rescued me fell madly in love with me, they realize that they lack the experience and time required to take care of me properly. Their wish for me is to find the perfect home where I will get the exercise and training I need. Right now, I lack education but my desire to learn is obvious.
I’m a real love nugget but I have not been taught manners around other dogs and I have a lot of energy I need to release. Regular exercise like daily long walks is very important for my well-being. I spent most of my young life confined to a crate, unable to move, my mouth tied shut it would seem based on my scar and was starved. Imagine how much I love to be free now! I need a calm and confident leader who will understand my needs but not feel sorry for me . I need someone to provide me with structure and of course, much love. I’m neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped.