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

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

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

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

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

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

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