The were SO loud that even with her doors closed I could hear them clearly through the phone. We still refer to it as the summer she never went outside! Her dogs (2 boxers), however were quite a different story... ...they LOVED to chase and eat them....they were in their glory!
For me, it seemed Mathew excelled at helping me to feel comfortable in my own skin and in the settling in to new environments. He has a lovely sense of humor and is very compassionate and attuned, it seems, to our human emotions. We are always blessed when he is around.