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