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