Asacol One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Asacol This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Asacol Therefore, asacol you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Asacol Encouragement is harnessed through training, asacol socialization, asacol and - believe it or not - exercise.

Asacol That’s right, asacol providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, asacol and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Asacol 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. Asacol 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.

Asacol A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, asacol and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, asacol as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, asacol frustrated and distracted.

Asacol Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, asacol helps improve training, asacol and makes for an all around happy dog, asacol many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Asacol Busy and irregular work schedules, asacol fatigue, asacol and space limitations can create problems. Asacol However, asacol these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.

Asacol 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, asacol find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Asacol This includes walks and playtime. Asacol Remember, asacol the younger the dog, asacol the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Asacol A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.

Asacol This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, asacol nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Asacol Split the time up evenly between different activities. Asacol For instance, asacol two twenty minute walks, asacol 10 minute run around in the yard, asacol and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Asacol Remember, asacol you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, asacol if he/she’s moving, asacol they’re burning energy.

  • Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Asacol You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, asacol but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Asacol Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Asacol Best of all, asacol walking also gives you time to bond.
  • Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, asacol why not sit down in a comfy chair, asacol grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Asacol Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, asacol he/she will get their exercise, asacol and you can relax.
  • Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, asacol so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Asacol Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Asacol 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. Asacol If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, asacol speak to you vet first.