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