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