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

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

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

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

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

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

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