Very sweet, loving dog. Very loyal and listens well, but does not do well with children under 5. He will bite and if triggered can bite when feels threatened. He has bitten one person in the past, but it was provoked. Overall great dog, but has issues with getting in the trash and snagging food. I just can't keep up with him anymore making a mess. He needs a preferred child free home with no other dogs, but does okay with other dogs. I just want my kids to be safe.