Rhinocort One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Rhinocort This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Rhinocort Therefore, rhinocort you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Rhinocort Encouragement is harnessed through training, rhinocort socialization, rhinocort and - believe it or not - exercise.

Rhinocort That’s right, rhinocort providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, rhinocort and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Rhinocort 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. Rhinocort 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.

Rhinocort A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, rhinocort and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, rhinocort as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, rhinocort frustrated and distracted.

Rhinocort Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, rhinocort helps improve training, rhinocort and makes for an all around happy dog, rhinocort many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Rhinocort Busy and irregular work schedules, rhinocort fatigue, rhinocort and space limitations can create problems. Rhinocort However, rhinocort these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.

Rhinocort 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, rhinocort find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Rhinocort This includes walks and playtime. Rhinocort Remember, rhinocort the younger the dog, rhinocort the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Rhinocort A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.

Rhinocort This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, rhinocort nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Rhinocort Split the time up evenly between different activities. Rhinocort For instance, rhinocort two twenty minute walks, rhinocort 10 minute run around in the yard, rhinocort and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Rhinocort Remember, rhinocort you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, rhinocort if he/she’s moving, rhinocort they’re burning energy.

  • Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Rhinocort You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, rhinocort but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Rhinocort Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Rhinocort Best of all, rhinocort walking also gives you time to bond.
  • Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, rhinocort why not sit down in a comfy chair, rhinocort grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Rhinocort Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, rhinocort he/she will get their exercise, rhinocort and you can relax.
  • Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, rhinocort so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Rhinocort Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Rhinocort 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. Rhinocort If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, rhinocort speak to you vet first.