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