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