Charkie is Steve and Betsy's pet dog in the TV series. She constantly escapes and is nicknamed "The Escape Artist". Charkie can open doors and simple machines, and enjoys balls and toys. She flips and has a high-pitched bark when happy. She is voiced by Jeffy Hose until Hose's Death in 2007. Hose was replaced by Rob Paulson.
- She never fully learned to be obedient, but George managed to get her to graduate Obedience school.