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