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