- The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog.
- But he had saved himself by not becoming a mere pampered house dog.
- Described by the AKC as "exceptionally smart and athletic," the choice of the poodle as the ideal White House dog was no surprise, said AKC spokeswoman Lisa Peterson.
- The dog kept a vigilant guard over the house.
- He keeps a dog to guard the house.
- The dog guarded the house against strangers.