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