Happy. Self-confident. Highly intelligent. Persistent. Protective. Noisy. Wags a lot.
Barks at perceived intruders. Monitors the yard for mourning doves, squirrels, rabbits, or anything masquerading as such. Rages at roaming cats.
Loves car rides. Sits in his car seat for the sheer pleasure of it. Backseat driver. Announces trucks, motorcycles, scooters, baby carriages, runners, bicycles, and cars with other dogs.
Unafraid of any other animal. Bosses larger dogs with ease.
Bounces back after day surgery. Turns neck doughnut into fashion statement.
Helped to raise our family with a sense of humor and unlimited tolerance for snuggling.