Jolene is half-a-year old now. She has grown into a long puppy with short front legs, like her Fijian sausage dog mama. She is adorable. And challenging. Much more challenging than our first dog, Guthrie, who has a quiet personality and was pretty much potty trained when we got him. At 6.5 months, Jolene seems… Continue reading Puppy Update: Jolene at 6.5 Months
Our puppy, Jolene, is about 10 weeks old. It's remarkable to watch her grow right before my eyes. She used to fit in the palm of my hand. Now, she's about four times larger. She's definitely a Fijian sausage dog, by the way; as I hoped she'd be! She's been with us around 6 weeks,… Continue reading 3 Training Tips for Puppies
It's been three weeks since we brought our new puppy, Jolene, into our home. She had two solid weeks of progress with a set routine, but we experienced a drawback for a few days. We got a home juicer recently, and I save the veggie pulp to add easy nutrition to dishes. I started mixing… Continue reading Puppy Update
Here's a video slideshow featuring our new puppy, Jolene. Original music by me. See tips for setting the tone during your pup's first week at home here. You can view the video on YouTube.
Our Fijian neighbor's dog had a litter of pups recently. They knew we wanted what the locals call "sausage dogs"--they look like a mix between a corgi and a dachshund--so when one of their sausages had babies, they kindly gave us a puppy. We got the pup at about four weeks old. She's a tiny… Continue reading First Week with New Puppy