Rome is about half a foot taller than most German shepherds his age, making him a little intimidating to some people. Some people, his family has noticed, are also a little scared of German shepherds, as they are sometimes mistakenly considered a “dangerous” breed. Really, though, Rome is just a gentle giant, and always has been.
“He is the original baby of our family,” Mercedes Provost, Rome’s mom, told The Dodo. “He is super snuggly and loving. Rome loves other dogs and is also wonderful with our 9-month-old son, who loves to play with his tail.”