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