Velvet was pulled from a small shelter near Atlanta with 8 newborn pups. She quickly lost 5 of them but successfully raised 3 healthy babies. She was an amazing mother. Velvet gets along with all other dogs and puppies. She is a rough player like any cattle dog type. But she is not aggressive at all. She is very sweet and loyal. She is very smart and willing to learn. She is about a 6 on a scale of 10 as far as energy level. Cat status unknown. She is leash and crate trained. She has shown no reason why she can't be in a home with children.