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