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