Rufus is gentle but timid boy who is skittish and jumpy about many things. He prefers women to men, however more recently he has been comfortable with some men. He is very food motivated. He is social with dogs but needs gentle calm dogs around him. He walks with encouragement on loose lead and enjoys being patted. Walkers say: Scared of men, Enjoyed the walk, very friendly, Beautiful easy going dog., On high alert to other dogs, barking and pulling towards them, Lovely boy who loves cuddles and lots of love, Great dog. Pulls when excited, responds well to correction, Nervous of noises and sudden movements. "Wasnt keen to walk far", "Allowed female and male walker to pat head", "Very good walker, enjoyed his treats, was scared of own shadow but very sweet", "Rufus was lovely. A bit shy especially to male walker". He has a smooth coat and weighs 26.5kg.