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