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