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