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

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

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

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

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

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

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