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

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

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

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

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

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

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