Axel is absolutely precious he is so sweet and so happy but very timid. Deaf, but very smart and is learning hand signs. He is so so affectionate and loves lots of attention. He loves to play with other dogs but he is very submissive and can be bulled over. He follows Rob everywhere and would do better with a like companion that can hear. He digs under the fence and becomes bored very easy if left alone. He would be happiest right by your side. He does great in a crate at night and while I am gone. He will whine if he doesn't have a companion next to him in a crate. 7 to 8 months old. No heartworm. Adoptee must be in the Jacksonville area, no children under 6,Vet reference and fenced in yard.