Alvin is a velcro dog who could spend all day napping on the couch, preferably near his favorite humans. He's a very affectinoate boy who will ask for pets and love-- the more scratches the better! Alvin has somewhat of a stubborn bulldog personality, but in all the best ways. He's really good about leaving things alone he shouldnt be in and coming to his humans when called, but things like 'sit' or 'paw'.....NOPE. Alvin is also great for grooming (wipes, ear cleanings, etc) but HATES baths. He is very afraid of water and needs a human who will be gentle with him and ease him into bathing by earning his trust first. Alvin prefers not to share his home with other dogs, but he'd be great with older kids. The more laps for him to snuggle into, the better! He does like a slow meander around the block every now and again, and is non-reactive when he sees other dogs on the street. And he'll definitely let new friends stop and pet him.
Alvin has typical bulldog needs -- regular ear and fold cleanings, allergy maintenance -- that need to be kept up with in his forever home. When he first arrived to ABR, he was obviously neglected, very uncomfortable, and in turn, very grouchy. If he's properly cared for, Alvin is a total sweetheart who eagerly shows his gratitude.