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