Cefotax One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Cefotax This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Cefotax Therefore, cefotax you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Cefotax Encouragement is harnessed through training, cefotax socialization, cefotax and - believe it or not - exercise.

Cefotax That’s right, cefotax providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, cefotax and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Cefotax 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. Cefotax 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.

Cefotax A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, cefotax and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, cefotax as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, cefotax frustrated and distracted.

Cefotax Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, cefotax helps improve training, cefotax and makes for an all around happy dog, cefotax many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Cefotax Busy and irregular work schedules, cefotax fatigue, cefotax and space limitations can create problems. Cefotax However, cefotax these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.

Cefotax 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, cefotax find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Cefotax This includes walks and playtime. Cefotax Remember, cefotax the younger the dog, cefotax the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Cefotax A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.

Cefotax This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, cefotax nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Cefotax Split the time up evenly between different activities. Cefotax For instance, cefotax two twenty minute walks, cefotax 10 minute run around in the yard, cefotax and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Cefotax Remember, cefotax you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, cefotax if he/she’s moving, cefotax they’re burning energy.

  • Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Cefotax You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, cefotax but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Cefotax Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Cefotax Best of all, cefotax walking also gives you time to bond.
  • Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, cefotax why not sit down in a comfy chair, cefotax grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Cefotax Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, cefotax he/she will get their exercise, cefotax and you can relax.
  • Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, cefotax so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Cefotax Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Cefotax 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. Cefotax If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, cefotax speak to you vet first.