When puppies aren’t sleeping, they’re playing – and if you’re not playing with them chances are they’re either imperiling themselves, wrecking things, or both. And they’re going to want to play even when you don’t. So if possible, call in the reinforcements to help you exhaust your puppy. Vi’s uncle could be trusted to work her into an exhausting frenzy whenever he was around. Not only does the play tire out your puppy, it socializes her, which is important.