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