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

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

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

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

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

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

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