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