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