Hi! I'm Charlie and I want to tell you my story. I’m about two to three years old and a Labrador Retriever mix. On March 7th, my life was turned upside down when I was admitted to the Duplin County Animal Shelter in North Carolina. No one seems to recall how or why I ended up in the shelter, but there I was. Not only was my life in danger at this shelter because I was a larger dog and a black dog, but also because tests showed that I had heartworms. Yuck!