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