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