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Lanoxin That’s right, lanoxin providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, lanoxin and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Lanoxin 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. Lanoxin 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.
Lanoxin A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, lanoxin and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, lanoxin as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, lanoxin frustrated and distracted.
Lanoxin Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, lanoxin helps improve training, lanoxin and makes for an all around happy dog, lanoxin many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Lanoxin Busy and irregular work schedules, lanoxin fatigue, lanoxin and space limitations can create problems. Lanoxin However, lanoxin these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.
Lanoxin 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, lanoxin find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Lanoxin This includes walks and playtime. Lanoxin Remember, lanoxin the younger the dog, lanoxin the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Lanoxin A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.
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- Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Lanoxin You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, lanoxin but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Lanoxin Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Lanoxin Best of all, lanoxin walking also gives you time to bond.
- Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, lanoxin why not sit down in a comfy chair, lanoxin grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Lanoxin Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, lanoxin he/she will get their exercise, lanoxin and you can relax.
- Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, lanoxin so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Lanoxin Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Lanoxin 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. Lanoxin If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, lanoxin speak to you vet first.