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