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

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

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

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

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

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

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