Acular One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Acular This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Acular Therefore, acular you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Acular Encouragement is harnessed through training, acular socialization, acular and - believe it or not - exercise.
Acular That’s right, acular providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, acular and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Acular It has been found that dogs that are not provided the ideal amount of exercise recommended for their breed are prone to destructive behaviors such as destroying property and digging. Acular Dogs were not bred to be idle and will find other ways to release their energy if you don’t provide them with a positive outlet.
Acular A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, acular and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, acular as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, acular frustrated and distracted.
Acular Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, acular helps improve training, acular and makes for an all around happy dog, acular many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Acular Busy and irregular work schedules, acular fatigue, acular and space limitations can create problems. Acular However, acular these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.
Acular The following are some helpful tips you can apply to ensure your Puggle puppy is receiving the exercise he/she needs.
- Know the exercise your dog needs - First, acular find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Acular This includes walks and playtime. Acular Remember, acular the younger the dog, acular the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Acular A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.
Acular This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, acular nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Acular Split the time up evenly between different activities. Acular For instance, acular two twenty minute walks, acular 10 minute run around in the yard, acular and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Acular Remember, acular you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, acular if he/she’s moving, acular they’re burning energy.
- Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Acular You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, acular but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Acular Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Acular Best of all, acular walking also gives you time to bond.
- Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, acular why not sit down in a comfy chair, acular grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Acular Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, acular he/she will get their exercise, acular and you can relax.
- Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, acular so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Acular Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Acular This is a particularly good idea for those who have limited yard space or have busy schedules and cannot always take their dogs on nice walks. Acular If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, acular speak to you vet first.