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- Know the exercise your dog needs - First, benzac ac find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Benzac ac This includes walks and playtime. Benzac ac Remember, benzac ac the younger the dog, benzac ac the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Benzac ac A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.
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- Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Benzac ac You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, benzac ac but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Benzac ac Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Benzac ac Best of all, benzac ac walking also gives you time to bond.
- Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, benzac ac why not sit down in a comfy chair, benzac ac grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Benzac ac Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, benzac ac he/she will get their exercise, benzac ac and you can relax.
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