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