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