Every day, your healthy puppy wakes up with a full tank of energy. How that energy gets spent is up to you. Channel your puppy's energy into positive outlets and everyone will be happy. Exercising together also gives you special bonding time with your new puppy.
Why exercise is important
Just as regular exercise is important for your health and happiness, the same is true for your puppy.
- Regular exercise helps prevent obesity and associated health risks, such as heart and joint disease, as your pet ages.
- Frequent, scheduled walks help promote and maintain housetraining.
- Exercise expends energy and helps your puppy cope better with your absences.
- Puppies whose physical, intellectual and social needs are met by regular exercise and activity are less prone to misbehaviors like digging, chewing, barking and nipping.