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