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