S: Oslo Halverson-Boyd
1: Happy Mother's Day Mama! Oslo loves you very much!
2: Oslo was born on 8-19-2010 in northern MN. We chose you out of Jackie's litter of 12 lab/springer mix puppies. Momma picked you up and said "this one has an "O" on his head!" We had your name picked out already. You waddled over, sat on my foot, & we knew you were ours! | Our little guinea pig
3: Our first family photo on 9-4-10 at 2 weeks old. You were so tiny with short, stubby ears.
4: Auntie Shell, Uncle Kyle, & Taia visited you in Karlstad and took new pictures for us. You were 1 month old now & getting so big! You were getting fluffier and your ears were getting longer. We looked at your pictures over and over again excited for you to be home with us.
6: _____________________________________________________________ | 8 WEEKS OLD | So Sweet! | Our first glimpse of your white "angel wings", white chest, and white, spark plug tail.
7: Grandpa H. picked you up and brought you to West Fargo on October 15th. We were on our Europe trip so Grandma, Grandpa, Auntie Shell, Uncle Kyle, & Taia took care of you for us. | Auntie Shell & Taia gave you a bath & then they put your new collar on!
8: You stayed with Auntie Ang, Bailey, & Chaz while we were in Europe. You also stayed with the Erlandsons & Quetzal. You loved playing with your friends and you became a well socialized boy! | Oslo 8 weeks old
11: We were so excited to get pictures of you while we were in Europe. You were so cute with precious brown eyes! | LOVE | CUTE | Your carrot was the first toy we bought you.
12: OSLO | Your First Night Home With Us!
13: We brought you home to our house on November 1st. We had bought lots of toys for you, but you were sleepy & a bit unsure of your new place. Your Mama even fell asleep with you on the floor. | HOME
16: Pawprints On Our Hearts
17: ""A dog is a bundle of love wrapped in fur." | Mama Gretchen | Momma Steph
18: 10 Weeks Old
19: Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. - Bettina Eddie | It didn't take you long to figure out we were your mamas. You potty trained so fast & went to the door like a good boy. We loved you up, played, & squeezed you lots.
21: Our Little Sleepyhead | Nap Time | You love to sleep with Mama :)
22: 17 pounds & growing! | You love to retrieve & chew on your tennis balls, squeaky balls, & rope toys. We call your puppy teeth your ginsus because they are so sharp!
24: The basement is your play space and your bachelor pad. We love that you constantly have to be touching us and the way your head wrinkles up around your "O"!
25: P L A Y T I M E
27: You love to be outside retrieving your tennis ball, but you love to chew on and eat mulch. We have to watch you so closely!
28: A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself." - Josh Billings
29: You love your Mamas! | Ozzie
30: The LORD is faithful to all his promises and
31: A Dog's Life | loving towards all he has made. Psalm 145:13
32: Your first snowfall! You weren't quite sure what to think of the snow. Your Mama took you outside in the cold, and you took forever to go potty.
33: November 13th, 2010
34: Loved By Mama
35: Loved By God
36: We could throw your ball for hours and watch your speckled paws run after it! You love treats and peanut butter in your puppy kong.
37: Play time! | I love to play! | My Favorite Toys | I LOVE TO PLAY
38: Bath time, barking at yourself in the glass, laying on Mama's legs, and sleeping under the table & at Mama's feet are all everyday moments we cherish. | 12 Weeks Old
40: We give thanks for Oslo & Taia. They are the best of friends!
41: "There is always something for which to be thankful." -Charles Dickens
43: You love your belly scratches from Mama! She loves to make hip squeak for you. Your blue & orange argyle collar looks great on you.
44: Your 1st Boyd Christmas November 27-December 2, 2010 | You loved to play with Grandpa George!
46: There was a snowfall while we were celebrating Christmas so your Mama took you outside to play with your ball. Your paws get cold in the snow so you lift them up one at a time to warm them. | 3 1/2 months old | Oslo
48: All Things Grow Better With Love
49: MAKING MEMORIES
50: OSLO | _____________________________________________________________ | Ozzy Pants | Pickle Face | Bopperoni | Mr. Magoo | "Not the shoes Mama!"
51: You are the color of all things good to eat! You are like peanut butter, cookie dough, corn dogs, egg rolls, pumpkin, & sweet potatoes! | B-Bop | Sweet potato | Mr. Pants | Tube Steak | Asleep with your Mama again!
52: Fun In The Snow December 12th, 2010
53: Winter Memories
54: Halverson Christmas 2010
55: You were a sick little puppy with ear infection and bone pain from growing when we took you to West Fargo for Christmas. Grandma H.even let you lay on the couch! Everyone loved you and gave you presents including your wuff da bowl, a picture frame, and your Twins' collar and leash. You were such a good boy! | Our First Family Christmas
56: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
57: You found your Mama's Bumble and used him as a pillow. You couldn't get any cuter at 4 months old!
58: Our little Sweetie | Oslo, you are growing so big and doing so many funny things every day that make us laugh. We love you so much Oslo! | Standing on the couch at Grandma's! | Loving on Mama | With Momma before work | Getting ready to potty! | Your turkey! | Your Mama bought you a Thanksgiving dinner:) | Playtime! You love to roll on your back and play with your toys.
59: The Cutest Puppy in the World 5 months old
60: "My little dog, a heartbeat at my feet." ~ Edith Wharton | January 2011
62: OSLO | Home Is Where
63: You love to snuggle on the couch next to us on your blanket. We love when you curl up in a ball and run in your dreams! | The Puppy Is
65: A January snow play date with Bailey and Chaz.
66: "...for every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills. I know every bird in the mountains, and the creatures of the field are mine." Psalm 50:10-11 | You love to go to Otter Lake Dog Park with your Mamas.
67: FROSTY PAWS ICE CREAM CUP | You loved your first Frosty Paws treat. We were so excited to give it to you! You are wearing your snoopy collar now.
69: You are our cuddle bug! We are constantly laughing at how you sit on us & the stairs.
70: You and Mama went to beginner obedience at Total Recall for 7 weeks. You learned so much at school & made new friends. Graduation day was February 17th!
72: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most"
73: You had your neuter done on February 11th & you didn't like wearing your cone! You love to sleep on Mama's lap in the car. | 6 Months Old
74: so many | Belly scratches from Mama are the first thing you want in the morning. You put your front paws up on her arms and you hike your back legs up and kick.
78: Oslo & the girls
79: Grandma H. & Oslo | Playing with Uncle Kyle | Sitting on Taia's lap | You were so curious & sniffed Cambry, but you were such a good boy.
80: You are not a fan of your bath! We give you your bath in the bathtub downstairs. It takes both of us to hold you in there. We love how your white undercoat shows when you are wet.
81: BATH TIME | All soaped up!
82: All fluffy! | So handsome | Nose to nose | "You are not cleaning my ears!"
83: Shaking after your bath | Your 1st toothpaste | Sitting on the stairs | March 16, 2011
85: "What a Life Eating, Sleeping, Playing, and Being Cute!"
86: We celebrated three birthdays March 19th and 20th: Grandma H's 60th, Cambry's 1 month, and Oslo's 7 month. We made a big cupcake birthday cake for Grandma and Oslo got to lick the bacon pan for his treat! Everyone had fun playing with you! | Playing ball with Grandpa H | Sleeping with Taia | Playing with Uncle Michael | Helping Auntie Shell & Uncle Kyle with the dishes
87: 7 Months Old
89: Always in our hearts
90: 7 1/2 Months Old
91: Your Mama loves you!
93: You love to go running with us, but we can only go 2 miles at a time until you are a year old. You stay at our side like a good boy!
94: A Smile As Sweet As Spring | April 2011
95: You would run and play fetch outside all day if we let you, but you like to eat mulch & dig holes! | Giving Love to Mamas
96: We spent Easter 2011 in West Fargo. You helped your Mama and Taia bake the bunny cake. You give lots of nice kisses & love to all of us. Mama even has a voice for you! | 8 Months Old
97: Mama took Cambry for a walk in her stroller and you walked right beside her. You played outside and got really wet & muddy from the yard, but you found shade under the swing.
99: You looked handsome in your tie for Easter. You love the girls!