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