Moving is difficult for everyone and I am not just talking about having to carry all your stuff, but about making yourself comfortable in a new home. However, this gets a lot harder for dogs because they don’t understand what’s going on. This is exactly what happened to a puppy named Charleston Chew who couldn’t stop howling every time his owner left the house.
22. Charleston Chew
This adorable pug is called Charleston Chew and his owner recently moved into a new home. Sadly, the pug didn’t take this very well and he started howling every time his owner left for work or to another room. As you’ve probably already guessed, the neighbors weren’t very excited about it…
21. Sad Puppy
Sharla Wilson is the name of Charleston Chew’s owner and she recently moved to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania for a new job. She was pretty excited about her new life but moving without her 11 years old pug wasn’t really an option so she took the old grumpy dog with her without giving it any second thought.
20. Leaving For Work
While things were looking good for Sharla, we can’t say the same about Mr. Chew who clearly wasn’t ready to spend all afternoons alone, staring at the door and waiting for her to come back from work. So the pooch started acting a bit strange…
19. Leaving For Work
Every day the woman left for work, he would go to the door and do the cutest thing possible. Sharla says that even though it’s adorable, it’s disturbing the neighbors!
18. How To Fix It
The owner says that Charleston Chew starts howling and crying every time she leaves for work. This makes her worry about what her neighbors might think and she decided to create a sign and post it in the hallway. You won’t believe what the sign said!
17. The Sign
This is the sign that Shaila posted on her door in hopes that her neighbors won’t get mad when Charleston Chew starts howling. How do you think the neighbors reacted to this? – priceless!
16. The Sign Went Viral
To Shaila’s surprise, the sign she posted on the hallway went viral. Her landlord took a picture and posted it on Twitter which got thousands of retweets and likes. How do you think Shaila reacted to this?
15. Popular Dog
As the Twitter post was becoming viral, more and more people were falling in love with Charleston Chew . Sharla couldn’t believe what was happening and she was happy that her neighbors didn’t get angry with Charleston Chew’s howling.
But you’ll never guess how many things changed since this story happened…
14. Charleston Chew is Adopted
The first thing that Sharla decided to do after seeing how many people fell in love with her dog was to tell everyone that she is an advocate of adopting animals and not buying them. She hopes that other people would start adopting dogs in need and save them from shelters.
She also told us this heartbreaking thing about her pooch…
13. Serious Health Problems
On the downside of things, Charleston Chew was struggling with some serious health problems like diabetes and cataracts. This was making it difficult for Sharla to take care of the pug, financially speaking. Hearing this, some pet companies decided to give Sharla a helping hand. Here’s what they did…
12. Viral Picture
The picture of Charleston Chew was getting more and more popular on Twitter and this grabbed the attention of many companies. Seeing how Sharla needed some help in order to take care of her lovely pug, pet companies donated some cool stuff to her. Keep reading to see what goodies Sharla and Charleston Chew received.
One company gave Sharla a free shopping spree on their website which allowed her to buy lots of healthy food and squeaky toys for Charleston Chew. That’s not all! Sharla also received a camera to help her check on Charleston Chew while she is working.
10. Local Celebrity
It didn’t take long for Charleston Chew to become a local celebrity and everyone wanted to take pictures with him, especially the neighbors. How do you think Charleston Chew felt about this?
9. So Much Love
Sharla and Charleston Chew couldn’t believe how much love they were receiving and the adorable pug was a little bit shy about meeting new people at first. However, he quickly became comfortable and started taking pictures with everyone.
8. The Right Choice
From the looks of it, Sharla’s decision to move to Pittsburg was the right choice. She got a nice job and her loving pug got tons of new friends who loved being around him. This is a win-win situation for both of them!
7. Good Boy
Charleston Chew is a good boy and everyone who came to visit him brought some delicious treats with them. Charleston Chew was no longer alone and he had lots of treats! The pug was supper happy!
6. Great Neighbors
Sharla still can’t believe how great her new neighbors are. She initially expected everyone to hate her and Charleston Chew because of the noise the pug was making, but the exact opposite happened!
5. Adorable Pug
Sharla hopes that Charleston Chew’s story is going to show people that adopting animals is the right thing to do. Even though the ones in pet stores need saving as well, the ones at shelters are more likely to be “put to sleep” if no one adopts them.
4. A Noble Cause
Isn’t it amazing how Shaila is using the popularity of Charleston Chew to shine light on serious matters such as animal shelters? Now this shows us that Shaila is a great person who fights for a noble cause!
3. Sweet Dreams
Shaila says that it didn’t take long for Charleston Chew to become comfortable around his new home and that he now sleeps all day long. This is great because Shaila can leave for work without having to worry about her pug.
2. Happy Pug
All that matters now is that Charleston Chew is finally happy in his new home and that he doesn’t howl for Shaila every time she leaves. Also, Charleston Chew is a local celebrity and he is going to receive lots of belly rubs every time Shaila takes him out to the park.
1. A Pug’s Story
Shaila’s decision to create that clever sign was what caused her neighbors and the entire world to fall in love with Charleston Chew and this was really clever of her. Nonetheless, what did you think about this heartwarming story?