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how do stop dogs from digging in the yard?

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Asked by paytonbabay06 at 6:29 PM on Sep. 5, 2010 in Pets

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  • I really don't think you can. It can be from boredom. If my dogs are outside for too long they start doing that. But if it's a breed like beagles or dauchsunds they cant resist!

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 6:31 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • they have this stuff you can put on the dig spot...other than bitter apple...

    Answer by surfcitymom at 6:32 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Mine does it too. Hope someone has an answer!

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 6:32 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • my mom said Cayenne pepper

    Comment by paytonbabay06 (original poster) at 6:34 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Put some rose branches in the spots he is digging. Just under the surface so when he digs it pokes his paws.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 6:35 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • I've got four dogs and there are ferals in the area .... I recommend cement grass.

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 6:36 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Once they start, there is really nothing you can do. Usually it is from boredom so maybe don't leave them outside so long at one time.

    Answer by CorrinaWithrow at 6:38 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Lead will keep them from digging in any more lawns ,lol just kidding

    Answer by stef1976 at 7:00 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • I have four dogs...two that love to dig. I have found a great way to stop works EVERY time. When they start a hole I go around the yard and pick up a few piles of dog poop, then put it in the hole. I then cover it slightly with dirt. They will NOT return to the same place. Do this each time they start a hole. After a while they stopped digging all together. Now they will only start a hole if we get moles in the yard...then I repeat the process and they stop. I hope this helps.

    Answer by Carajust at 8:44 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • a dog is bored when they dig , find something like a chew bone to keep him happy.

    Answer by isabella444 at 11:11 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

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