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