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