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