Digging dogs

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  1. Sue

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    Anyone else have a problem with dogs that dig holes? My guys don't usually dig but they have one hole that they dig. I fill it in and BOOM, it is back!!!
    It all started when they were pups and my husband threw out old grease and they won't stop. I am so scared someone is going to fall into this hole.
    Ay ideas how to stop them?
     
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    Unattended? No idea.

    If you are out with them, find something they like more than digging and substitute. Throw a ball, play some tug, blow some bubbles for them (one of my dogs goes nuts for bubbles) etc. Classic redirection
     
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    We have a digger. She likes to dig in holes other dogs have started, or places like gravel I just raked smooth. We just drag her away and reoccupy her. Through the summer she gets to dig til her heart's content on the beach.
     
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    The boys are attended. It is right by the house and a very sandy hole. They usually do it when I let them out to pee before bed. It is almost a game for them now it seems. They don't even touch the damn thing if I don't fill it in.
    I play soccer, Frisbee, etc. with them and they play with each other a lot. It isn't boredom...more of a test Mama thing
     
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    nope
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