6 Reasons Why Dogs Dig (& How To Stop It)


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diego-diggingIs your dog a big digger? Every time I take my two precious pooches to the beach they go crazy digging holes. This is a photo of my little Diego in the middle of a good digging session. While the habit isn’t frustrating to me because my guys only dig in the sand, it would be another story if they were pawing at a home garden or landscaped area.

First things first, dogs digging holes is nothing out of the ordinary. In fact, it’s an instinct-driven habit and is completely normal. That still doesn’t make it any less frustrating for some, I get it! If you want your dog to stop digging holes in your yard, though, you’ll have to figure out why he’s doing it in the first place.

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