She did a lot of research on breeds, but, in the end she went with her heart.
By the size of his paws I am sure he will grow into a very large dog.
Of course, both the bloodhound and the collie are large dogs so he will not be a runt by any means. He is 26 pounds at eleven weeks old now.
Did you notice his eyes are the same color as his coat? They are a dark amber, not the usual puppy dog dark brown.
We ( Vincent, Toni the kids and I ) have all tried to talk Marian into naming him Cooper. She is not a hundred percent into the name so we shall have to wait on the final decision from his mom, as it should be.