Your young White Swiss Shepherd puppy will have a lot of energy and he will need fun, safe activities to exercise his mind and body. A bored pup can easily turn to mischievous behaviors such as chewing or digging. While they’re still learning the rules of the house, you want to make sure they have enough exercise and mental stimulation to keep them healthy and build their confidence. At Dances with Wolves Ranch we combine exercise times with training and bonding activities to begin the puppy socialization process.
Fun Exercise Ideas for Your Puppy
Fun ideas to exercise both the puppy’s mind and body are games like hide-and-go-seek where they need to either find you or some hidden treat. Tug-of-war can help teach your White Swiss Shepherd puppy self-confidence (unless puppy shows signs of dominance) and what things are okay to chew and where/when it’s okay to be high-energy. Exercising your puppy is the perfect time to begin to train him. For example, games like fetch could be a good opportunity to teach the command “drop it.”
When you are coming up with exercises for your White Swiss Shepherd puppy, keep in mind that their bones are still growing and are fragile, so avoid rough activities such as high jumps, running on pavement or for long periods of time. Play time for young pups should be gentle and supervised to make sure they’re staying safe.
Your White Swiss Shepherd puppy will need a workout every day, but the length depends on how active the breed is, and how old the puppy is. Puppies have short attention spans, so at Dances with Wolves Ranch instead of doing one long session of playing or exercise we do two daily sessions of around 10 to 20 minutes. As the puppy gets older those sessions can get longer and you can start teaching more complex games or more intense exercises.
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