Louie was caged outside 24/7 by my neighbors and his only interaction was a friend of theirs who would take him for walks andcwhen we gave a treat everyday. When we moved, we took him back from the neighbor. He is a house dog, crate and house trained. If you are outside, he will eant to be with you. He was from my female pit bull's litter in June 2011. Louie is very high energy and he tends to bully my other 2 elderly dogs. He needs a lot of attention that we can't give him. My husband is very sick and i had to quit work due to illness. Louie's dad is a boxer/border collie mix. He will bark at people who come to the house, but they usually give him a treat and he becomes your best friend.