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My name is Oliver I'm a "Shih Tzu - Toy Poodle Puppy Cross and I'm a shihpoo not a schnoodle or a schmoodle"

Oliversmum has been a pet lover all her life and although the majority have been dogs she has also had some beautiful cats ...

Oliver Celebrating His 8th Birthday

Oliver set to welcome visitors on his 8th Birthday !

Oliver set to welcome visitors on his 8th Birthday !

Olivers 8th Birthday

Well I'll be blowed its the 7th of May 2017 and its my birthday and I have reached the ripe old age of eight !

My mum, Oliversmum, of course what else could it be ? sat me down and told me that in human years I would be about 56 years old and that is why my hair is going grey, yeah right I bet she is putting something in that stuff she washes me with !

Anyhow with that she then told me that with that maturity of age I would have to start behaving more like a gentleman and become more distinguished ? Oh yeah can you image that ? me behaving like a gentleman Ha Ha ...

With that I just cocked my head on one side and give her that quizzical look !!! ( It works every time ) and thought 'Whatever, what time does the party start' ?

She smiled, looked at Dad and shrugged her shoulders, then out came the treats :)

Thanks everyone for the birthday wishes and look forward to seeing you all again next year !

Your mate Oliver.


Oliver is 6 Years Old Today !

Oliver happy 6th Birthday

Oliver happy 6th Birthday

Oliver is Celebrating His 6th Birthday

Update :

Today the 7th of May 2015 is a day of celebration!

Oliver is celebrating his 6th Birthday and he said to tell all of his friends on the Internet that he is really enjoying his special treats!

(cough cough ) Oh, and he also said to tell you that he appreciates all the special treatment he received from his Mum and Dad, especially the bath and grooming that he got (put up with) yesterday.

Hi, I'm a Puppy and My Name is "Oliver"

Hi, I'm a Puppy and my name is "Oliver". I'm a 'Shihpoo'.

My mum is a Shih-Tzu and my dad is a Toy Poodle.

This is a true story about my life with my new family.
I was born on a Farm way out in the countryside in a town called "Mirboo North", down Bairnsdale/ Lakes Entrance way. I was told this is a great place to live because the air here is clear and the climate is wonderful for us growing puppies!

My Brothers, Sister's and I come from a line of Shih-Tzu and Toy Poodles (we thought we were Schnoodles or Schmoodles but now we have been told we are Shihpoos) were having a lot of fun running around and playing together, as well as sleeping a lot and eating heaps.

Look at me I'm Oliver and I'm a shihpoo. Now thats a cross shih-tzu, Toy poodle. Ain't I cute?

Look at me I'm Oliver and I'm a shihpoo. Now thats a cross shih-tzu, Toy poodle. Ain't I cute?

Oliver's New Life Begins

One day a strange car pulled up in the driveway. I was about 11 weeks old, it was then my Foster Mum told me it was time for me to go and live with a new family. Well that sounded exciting and wonderful but also a little frightening and sad at the same time.

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She also told me I would be going for a ride in a car, have my very own warm and cosy bed, plus all new toys just for me and that we would be staying with friends at the Lakes for a week (what are the Lakes?) where they had a Schnauzer.

He's a "boy"! The same as me! They said I could play with him!

Then I would be going to my new home! So much information, how will I remember it all?

I was a little apprehensive at first!

I then started thinking who are these folks, I don't known them, should I go with strangers, I guess They look OK !

Everything will be fine so don't worry, at the same time crossing my paws.
Oh. I nearly forgot, My new mum and dad named me "Oliver" I believe it suit's me and makes me feel very brave and important.

Oliver Very Apprehensive

I love going for drives with my Mum and Dad

I love going for drives with my Mum and Dad

Oliver and Chris

My brother Chris is a Shihpoo as well. He is a bit shy and will not look at the camera!

My brother Chris is a Shihpoo as well. He is a bit shy and will not look at the camera!

Oliver Meets His Brother

My Brother, whom friends of ours adopted, looks just like me, his name is "Chris". His mum and Dad have a Yacht and he goes sailing a lot. He looks cute in his life jacket.
Each time we go to The Lakes on holiday we catch up and share what is going on in our lives. We have a great time together. That's enough about him !

Oliver's Story Continues

Now I am tired, so my Mum and Dad will tell you the rest ( so far) cause I am still only a Baby and I need a lot of sleep, so that I can grow up to be fit and healthy, and be able to play with my new best friends one is a Blue Heeler and the other a schnauzer, They are really big, but very nice to me.

Mum and Dad were a bit slow getting around to telling their version of my story, so now that I have had a big sleep, my dinner has been digested and I have been outside to do you know what I am ready to continue all by myself without their help, anyway it will be more fun and interesting coming from me first hand. I think so anyway.

Oliver Meets Flipper

My buddy from Home. He is an Australian Blue Heeler called Flipper and I am always nicking his food!

My buddy from Home. He is an Australian Blue Heeler called Flipper and I am always nicking his food!

Oliver meets Rommey

We often drop into my mates place at Lakes Entrance for coffee. Whatever that is?

We often drop into my mates place at Lakes Entrance for coffee. Whatever that is?

Oliver Has Puppy Training

I was booked in to Puppy Training School, that was very interesting.

Being taught to sit, stay, and to be nice to all the other puppies, (they were all bigger than me) and to come when called, that was not to my liking, why should I, when you are in the middle of doing something that you like, couldn't see the point in stopping and going somewhere that you didn't want to.

Well that soon changed, they offered me Liver treats or small pieces of Kabana and I soon got the hang of it.
I passed my training with flying colors and they gave me a certificate which mum and dad framed and hung on the wall.

Oliver Settles in at Home

I spend a lot of time out doors playing with my friend Flipper, I jump all over him, when he is laying down relaxing and he doesn't even growl at me. not even when I nick his food, so I just keep doing it until my mum or dad catch me, then I'm in a bit of trouble.
We go for long walks over in the Sporting Complex, where there are lakes with birds and ducks, also Rabbits live over there and lots of wildlife. oh but I'm not allowed to chase any of these animals , because well trained puppies don't do things like that. oh dear once I forgot, only once.
We also go down to our back paddock and I run through the grass, with my beautiful tail flying behind me, it is such fun. I love my mum and dad.

Naughty Oliver

I often hear my Mum and Dad say "You are a naughty boy Oliver" and I think to myself "hey I'm a Shihpoo isn't that what we do?"

I often hear my Mum and Dad say "You are a naughty boy Oliver" and I think to myself "hey I'm a Shihpoo isn't that what we do?"

Oliver Can Still be Naughty

Sometimes I get into just a little trouble they say "you are a Naughty Boy Oliver" well I have a very good excuse for what they are growling at me for. Its blowing a gale, freezing cold and raining like the dickens. they have put me outside to do woopsie that's what they call it , So that's what I do "on the back porch", now I ask you, would you want to get a wet tooshie or wet feet. I bet you wouldn't, well neither did I. Oh well they clean it up and get over it, until the next time I hear "you are a naughty boy Oliver".

Oh goodness when will I ever learn, soon I hope, being in trouble is not much fun.

I have a bath every two weeks, ( I roll in every bit of smelly stuff that I can find it feels so good). But oh dear I do hate getti