The relationship between a boy and his dog is something special . . .
Jared loves Otis. He always wants to see what Otis is doing and where he is. He smiles when Otis comes into the room, laughs at all his antics, and seems disappointed when Otis is separated behind a gate or glass. For his part, Otis is very sweet with Jared. He licks Jared's face, lets him pull his tail and ears (we make sure he doesn't hurt Otis and are trying to teach him to be gentle -- Otis is very patient) and cleans up any food that falls from Jared's high chair. Here are a few videos: