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