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

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

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

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

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

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

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