These energetic little dogs that iis very alert and self confident . They are very loyal especially with children . They are smart and curios and they socialize well .They love to go on boat rides with their families . They are great guard dogs and are difficult to house break . They are easy to train cause they are smart and love to please .This dog needs rules . The height is 10 -13 inches and weigh about 12 -18 pounds . These dogs are great for apartment life .If you have a yard i would suggest getting a fence yard . They need to be on daily walks or jogs .They live about 15 years or more.they need to be groomed 3 times a years .The group is Northern .