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