Dose of Olive

Per a Reader’s request, Olive, (this blog’s namesake), will make a small appearance.  And why not include a few tips for a novice puppy owner?  It was always on my bucket list to raise a puppy.  Moving to this new city somehow pulled the trigger.

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Day one: Warning, they may puke all over themselves upon arrival to their new home.  This is a great introduction to bath time.

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Cuddle time can happen any time.  And it makes any terrible day at the office better.

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Puppies may or may not enjoy their training graduation caps…

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Puppy haircuts are important.  Get them use to a groomer early.  Your groomer will appreciate this.

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Beware: NOT all groomers are the same: Even if they work at the same place!

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Clarify what they mean by “short”.  Otherwise, your puppy may get the nickname, Haircut Olive, at doggy daycare…

Halloween Costumes are totally appropriate.

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And when you live in the frigid tundra, winter attire is a must!

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And there you have it Reader, your Dose of Olive.  What are your favorite puppy tips?

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