It took Olivia 2 weeks to warm up to the new dog. The first 2 weeks Olivia pretty muched stayed on the furniture. I guess she realized that the dog was staying and she needed to get use to her. Olivia also has learned the word "no" since we got the Sammie. I guess she was hearing us say that a lot lately. The dog is now 9 months old. She is a sweetie and keeps us all busy. I forgot how active puppies can be.