Come to my door? He will decide if he likes you and then bring you a toy. He doesn't want you to touch it or play with it. He doesn't want you to touch him or play with him. He wants you to know you are accepted. Within limits.
|What? You want to touch my toy?|
Other dogs are either met with abject fear and barking or slight terror and stillness.
My point is: it is unlikely for Monty to initiate contact with other people or animals unless it is for violent purposes.
I saw a couple of teenage girls sitting on a bench talking as only teen girls do and a couple playing with their child on the jungle gym. I expected to walk past the group without issue, but suddenly I realized that Monty was not with me.
I turned back to find him with his paws up on the bench in between the two teens. They looked quite surprised to see him and made no move. He leaned over, licked one of the girls on the hand, and trotted back to my side.
It was the first time I've had to apologize for Monty being friendly.