He's loyal and affectionate.
He enjoys digging, chasing cars, making messes and he's been known to dig in the trash. (...and now it sounds like he's a contestant on a dating show.)
While in the throes of
And today, to complete the circle, he brought me a decayed carcass of an unidentifiable furry thing, and left it at the back steps. Beaming with pride and smiling all over his face, he says, "Look what I got!"
Some days I wish I had eaten them when they were babies.