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