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

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

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

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

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

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

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