The little handsome fella has been a handful but worth every second of it. He is so strong and smart and (somewhat stubborn) that I will have to continue to work with him everyday to develop good behavior. No doubt in my mind that he's worth it though and I've already grown quite attached. His forever name is Jackson (aka Action Jackson, as my neighbors call him).
I've already had the chance to take him hiking on a couple of occasions and even camping one night in which he slept with me in my tent. He did great; I think North Carolina is perfect for this dog as he seems to love the outdoors. Also have given him a bath and taken him to PetSmart so he's living the dream.
Nate and Jackson