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