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