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