Digging Up My Yard

An dog finds something to dig for in her backyard. Learn how to help stop your pet from putting holes throughout your lawn and garden.
All About Dogs

How Can I Get My Dog to Stop Digging?

Hi Cesar, My boyfriend and I have three dogs. Two are Rottweilers (three years old and one-year-old), and one is a Labrador retriever (nine months old). Our dogs love to dig, and now our backyard is in shambles. We tried burying their poop in the holes so they would not dig anymore, but that didn’t stop them. We are moving to a new house and want to break them of that habit. Is there something else we can do to stop the digging? Please help!Sincerely,Cindy Kozma Cesar Millan’s Answer: Hi Cindy, We know that digging can be harmful to people’s

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All About Dogs

Why Dogs Bury Things

Dogs like to bury things. Sometimes that means finding a bone or a toy under a fresh pile of dirt in your backyard. Other times, it may mean discovering the TV remote at the bottom of the laundry basket under all your dirty clothes, or wondering how your phone got under the couch cushion. Though these things may seem different, they are all really signs of the same thing: your dog’s natural instinct to keep “his” things safe and protected — regardless of whether or not they’re actually his. Why do dogs do this? Short answer: because it used to

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Dog demonstrates bad behavior by chewing on a door inside the home

What Are Common Dog Behaviors?

Communication begins with understanding. If you want to build a better relationship with your dog, you can start by working to understand the meaning and causes behind some of her most common dog behaviors. Here is a list of common dog behaviors and what they mean. Some Prevalent Behaviors in Cannines Dog Panting Because dogs sweat through the pads on their feet, most of their body heat is expelled through their mouth when they pant. It’s their primary means of regulating body temperature. Dogs also pant to cope with pain. Dog Barking In nature, dogs bark to raise an alarm

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