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

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

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

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

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

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

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