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