This is our Cookie Monster although he isn’t really a monster. he’s 2 years old and he’s a really sweet boy he isn’t the great with dogs he doesn’t know so would need a firm handler that can hold him. He’s very loving though with people although he’s nervous and has never met small children so for this reason we have have decided 13 years plus. Cookie is house trained and will happily sleep for hours. Would need to be the only pet although he used to live with his brother so once he had been walked enough with a dog maybe he could find a playmate with a friends calm dog? He can be strong on the lead but walks lovely on a gentle leader. Cookie loves warmth so will want a soft bed with a warm large blanket he will not go for walks in the winter unless he has his warm coat on he just point blank refuses i find this very sweet he likes his creature comforters. If interested please email or give us a call and leave a voice mail we will call back.