Ben is a kind and gentle friend to all humans. In a previous life, he spent all day and night outdoors as the world's worst guard dog, given that he would excitedly wiggle at the prospect of any visitor who would enter his yard to say hi. Ben is satisfied with having his basic needs met, and really doesn't need too much to be happy -- a soft bed, some pets every now and again, a toy (should the mood to prance around with one strike him), and some tasty snacks. He's currently living in a foster home with kids and another smaller dog. Right from his arrival, Ben has been the most polite houseguest -- fully housetrained and only jumping onto the furniture when asked. One of our favorite things about this sweet guy is the way his tongue is constantly flopped out of the side of his mouth.