Watch This Puppy’s Adorably Unexpected Reaction to Trying Cold Water for the First Time


Whenever an animal experiences something new for the first time–a steep staircase, an interesting toy, or a new sleeping arrangement–get the camera ready, because chances are you’re about to end up with a hilarious keepsake video. Here’s a great example.

Watch as 11-week-old Ollie, a mini American shepherd, samples freezing cold water in his bowl for the first time ever. Turns out that Ollie’s humans usually use filtered tap water in his dish, but just before this video was shot, they used bottled water that had been sitting in the fridge for a long time. Clearly, it’s at quite a chilly temp–just watch his confused, overwhelmed reaction as his fight or flight instinct kicks in. Poor Ollie!

We totally feel his pain, but we have a feeling he’ll warm up to his new drink soon. If not, this sweet pup can surely be comforted by some of his other favorite things besides room-temperature beverages: apples, raspberries, and napping in the Florida sun, according to his owners.

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