Terbisil One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Terbisil This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Terbisil Therefore, terbisil you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Terbisil Encouragement is harnessed through training, terbisil socialization, terbisil and - believe it or not - exercise.

Terbisil That’s right, terbisil providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, terbisil and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Terbisil 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. Terbisil 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.

Terbisil A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, terbisil and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, terbisil as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, terbisil frustrated and distracted.

Terbisil Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, terbisil helps improve training, terbisil and makes for an all around happy dog, terbisil many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Terbisil Busy and irregular work schedules, terbisil fatigue, terbisil and space limitations can create problems. Terbisil However, terbisil these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.

Terbisil 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, terbisil find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Terbisil This includes walks and playtime. Terbisil Remember, terbisil the younger the dog, terbisil the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Terbisil A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.

Terbisil This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, terbisil nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Terbisil Split the time up evenly between different activities. Terbisil For instance, terbisil two twenty minute walks, terbisil 10 minute run around in the yard, terbisil and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Terbisil Remember, terbisil you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, terbisil if he/she’s moving, terbisil they’re burning energy.

  • Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Terbisil You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, terbisil but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Terbisil Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Terbisil Best of all, terbisil walking also gives you time to bond.
  • Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, terbisil why not sit down in a comfy chair, terbisil grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Terbisil Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, terbisil he/she will get their exercise, terbisil and you can relax.
  • Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, terbisil so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Terbisil Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Terbisil 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. Terbisil If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, terbisil speak to you vet first.