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