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

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

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

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

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

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

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