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