By the time your pup is seven to eight months old, the two of you have been through a lot. Potty training, teething, and maybe even spaying or neutering have all occurred. You’ve watched them grow from a tiny bundle of fur to the healthy juvenile they are today. But lately, they have begun to assert independence and enjoy pushing your buttons. Well, over the next couple of months, you can expect more of the same. Your beloved pup is still smack dab in the middle of adolescence, so they are bursting with energy and often forget their manners. If they push you to your wits end, just look at those big brown eyes and remember how much you love them. Here is what you can expect during the next couple months.