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