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