Lexapro One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Lexapro This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Lexapro Therefore, lexapro you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Lexapro Encouragement is harnessed through training, lexapro socialization, lexapro and - believe it or not - exercise.

Lexapro That’s right, lexapro providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, lexapro and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Lexapro 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. Lexapro 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.

Lexapro A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, lexapro and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, lexapro as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, lexapro frustrated and distracted.

Lexapro Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, lexapro helps improve training, lexapro and makes for an all around happy dog, lexapro many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Lexapro Busy and irregular work schedules, lexapro fatigue, lexapro and space limitations can create problems. Lexapro However, lexapro these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.

Lexapro 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, lexapro find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Lexapro This includes walks and playtime. Lexapro Remember, lexapro the younger the dog, lexapro the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Lexapro A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.

Lexapro This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, lexapro nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Lexapro Split the time up evenly between different activities. Lexapro For instance, lexapro two twenty minute walks, lexapro 10 minute run around in the yard, lexapro and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Lexapro Remember, lexapro you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, lexapro if he/she’s moving, lexapro they’re burning energy.

  • Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Lexapro You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, lexapro but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Lexapro Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Lexapro Best of all, lexapro walking also gives you time to bond.
  • Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, lexapro why not sit down in a comfy chair, lexapro grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Lexapro Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, lexapro he/she will get their exercise, lexapro and you can relax.
  • Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, lexapro so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Lexapro Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Lexapro 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. Lexapro If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, lexapro speak to you vet first.