Daily Routine for Fit and Healthy Puppy aged between 10-16 weeks.

This is a general guide; all timings are approximate and should be adapted to suit timings of your puppy and household.
For instance, some puppies like to sleep after their food, others after their walk or play time.
As you spend time with your puppy you will learn its habits and what works best for you and your new pup, so be prepared to swap things round.

If your puppy is on 4 meals then adjust the timings accordingly.

Time. Action Requirement
07.00 Wake up. Outside in garden or pavement walk to urinate and/or defecate.
07.30 ish. Food. Feeding time.

Outside immediately after eating to urinate and/or defecate. Loose/free time if supervised.

08.15- 08.30 Walk Encourage your puppy to urinate or defecate.
08.30 Play. Loose/free time. Interactive play and/or basic obedience. (Supervise children at all times if appropriate). Outside immediately after play. Also, puppy self-entertainment time, give puppy chew toy, such as Kong with treats inside.
9.30-for however long your puppy sleeps for. Sleep. In crate, undisturbed. Outside immediately when wakes up. Repeat loose/free time when awake.
12.45 ish. Food Feeding time.

Outside immediately after eating to urinate and/or defecate. Loose/free time if supervised.

13.30 -13.45 Walk Encourage your puppy to urinate or defecate.
13.45 Play. Loose/free time. Interactive play and/or basic obedience. (Supervise children at all times if appropriate). Outside immediately after play. Also, puppy self-entertainment time, give puppy chew toy, such as Kong with treats inside.
14.45-for however long your puppy sleeps for. Sleep. In crate, undisturbed. Outside immediately when wakes up. Repeat loose/free time when awake.
18.00 ish. Food. Feeding time.

Outside immediately after eating to urinate and/or defecate.

18.45-19.00 Walk Encourage your puppy to urinate or defecate.
19.00 Play. Loose/free time. Puppy self entertainment time. Interactive play and/or basic obedience. (Supervise children at all times if appropriate). Outside immediately after play. Also, puppy self-entertainment time, give puppy chew toy, such as Kong with treats inside.
20.30 Relaxing time with adults. Quiet time. Puppy will probably sleep with you.
23.00 ish. Bedtime. Outside to urinate and/or defecate before being put in to crate for the night.
Middle of night Outside to urinate and/or defecate if necessary.