No lap dog, always alert. Cute as hell, but tougher than a boot.

More: Jim’s small, wary, canny. Scent and barely audible sounds trigger him to presence of fox that prowls our yard, raccoons in storm drain. His approach flushes rabbits and he’s dragged young rabbits from their next. He menaces geese as they land on his turf, furiously charges predatory ravens in the Fall. He also guides to what’s left of larger animals’ kills — be glad to send you image of recent find of young deer’s remains Jim is his happiest outdoors on trails surrounding our Maryland suburban home. As