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