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