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