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

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

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

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

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

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

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