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