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