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How do I stop my dog digging holes

How do I stop my dog digging holes?

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How do I stop my dog digging holes

Here we are again at dog training videos and yet another question asked is” How do I stop my dog digging holes ? “ why do my dogs dig up my plants and ruin my back yard.Well,  let’s look at the way your dogs see it and it is not the way you see it.

Natural Behaviour

Firstly, your dog is not doing this out of spite or trying to get you annoyed and wind you up.Dogs are not conditioned like humans, in fact, they are fun loving animals and dig gardens for fun.

At times they do it for a specific reason such as they are too hot and are looking for somewhere to cool down or even the opposite, your dog could be too cold and are looking to build a den.It is possible they could have too much energy and are trying to channel it into something.In which case, more exercise will almost certainly help stop your dog from digging.It is best to cover all these reasons before you start blaming your dog for being naughty.

Strong smells

A big motivator for “dog digging” is if you have perhaps sprinkled some sort of smelly fertilizer such as blood or bone or anything that has a smelly element to it. This will drive your dog insane so be extra careful where you put your garden fertilizer (At this point I would like to remind you to be very careful where you put your slug pellets as they can be deadly to dogs .)

So after you have given your dog plenty of exercises, removed any buried smelly bones and no longer use smelly garden products and given your dog a robust shelter to keep warm you think ……what now can I do.

Well, “dog digging” is a normal activity for a dog, however excessive digging is not normal so the secret is not to try and stop it, but to try and work with your dog and try to control it as digging is a normal activity for many types of dogs.

If you can focus the “dog digging” into one spot then you are nearly there, such as a sand pit, and put a few toys or tasty treats etc for your dog to dig for. Do this a few times and you will be pleased with how quickly your dog concentrates his attention to that spot.

“What about dogs digging holes in my lawn?”

The best solution for holes that are already started is to put a stone or rock at the base of the hole and fix it firmly and cover it. When your dog returns to that hole he will have no fun digging through a rock and soon lose interest in that area. If they continue to dig the lawn then walk over to them and guide them back to your sand pit and encourage them to dig there.If they still keep going back to the lawn then put them into time out somewhere they will then soon realize they are not allowed to dig up your lawn.

Digging holes whilst you are out

This is a “pack leader” issue and is covered in one of my earlier blogs and the best site I know of to cover all these issues is Doggy Dan’s website which even gives u a $1 trial of the site for 3 days. CLICK HERE that’s right $1.It is an excellent site and I fully recommend you check it out for just $1 CLICK HERE.

If you use Doggy Dan’s methods to become the pack leader (which is a kind and gentle way to train your dog). It has some very simple techniques of how to become the pack leader and loads of behavior problem solving for your puppies or dogs.

So whatever your dogs digging issues, by becoming the pack leader will help your dog relax, whether home or away from any training you may have done will have designed effect. So first get the order correct and win your dog’s mind and then you can train your dog’s body.

Make sense?

Then to win your dog’s mind and become the pack leader, all your training will take care of the rest.

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how to stop my dog from barking when I go out

how to stop my dog from barking when I go out

How to stop your dog barking when you go out

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how to stop my dog from barking when I go out

One of the most common online dog training questions is,’’ how to stop my dog from barking when I go out ?’’ This is a very annoying behavior for their owners and their neighbors, so to solve this problem first you have to look at it from the dog’s eyes and not the human’s eyes

You have to understand why your dog is barking. Barking is not something a dog needs to do to be happy, in fact, most of the time they bark because they are stressed, frustrated, over excited or have anxiety problems. None of these emotions are really any good for your dog or yourself.

Let us look at just one specific type of barking problem, and help you try and put a stop to it,,,, ie dogs who bark when you go out and leave them on their own at home. Often people do not realise this happens until a neighbor or worse still a dog warden gets in touch.

Understanding the reasons your dog is barking is the key to stopping it. Only then can you address the cause and not just treat the problem. You must see it through the dog’s eyes.

Try looking at it like this,

Your dog is naturally a pack animal and knows that there are leaders and followers. He knows that the pack leaders job is to protect the pack, so when you leave him in the house on his own he naturally becomes stressed and so would you if you lost your pack.

That is the reason why your dog becomes stressed and starts to bark. They are calling out for you to return to the pack. ….  i.e doing their job.

Think about it…… if your child was to leave the house,   locking “you” inside what would you do. Of course, you would call out for them,   but what if you couldn’t get out to them! Phone for help?  well, that’s just what your dog is doing . you could not just sit down and relax with a drink knowing that your child was out on the streets alone.

I hope you now know why your dog gets stressed and barking when left alone.

All those other problematic behaviors such as chewing, destroying, digging under your fence, etc only occur when you are not around .they are all symptoms of a desperately stressed dog left at home and concerned about you being safe.

So what is the solution?

It most certainly is not giving them a bone to chew while you are away, or toys jammed with food or other distractions, as they don’t treat the source, they only treat the symptoms, for a short time if you are lucky.

Actually the solution is very simple. “You” need to become the pack leader in your own dog’s eyes, so that your dog can just relax and know it is not “their” job to protect the pack.You will be able to move as you please and your dog will remain calm and relaxed.

Becoming the pack leader is not difficult, anyone can do it, however, I cannot explain it in such a short time.If you take a look at Doggy Dans website”

it explains very clearly how to become the pack leader and stops the barking problem we have talked about. He even has a $1 trial of the cause so you can take advantage of his dog training tips.

Here are some extra tips which you can use once you are the pack leader :

1) Leaving your dog in a different area. Some relax more inside or outside or even in smaller spaces like an outhouse.

2) A dog will relax more if you exercise them before you leave them.

3) Always make sure your dog is fed and watered and used the toilet before you leave them.

4) Leave toys around for them to play but never leave bones.

5) It might be an idea to leave music or TV on to distract them.

6) Although some herbal remedies for dogs may help, they do not treat the cause of the issue.

7) Dog walkers, certainly a walk in the middle of the day will break up the day.

8) When you leave the house, say good bye 5 minutes before you leave and leave calmly.

9) The most popular idea of finding your dog a mate, unfortunately, is not a good idea. Remember your dog’s  problem is not boredom. After all, a lot of dogs who bark whilst you are out, are the same ones who lie around the house doing nothing when you are home.

I hope you have a better understanding of how your dog behaves. Perhaps if you are serious about stopping your dog from barking then go to Doggy Dan’s website and be the pack leader, this will end your dog’s issues.

There is an entire section on dogs barking under the dog problem list “ Separation Anxiety.”

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If you want to understand your dog’s issues then you have to look through your dogs eyes rather than human eyes.

They do not want any more toys or bones or biscuits shoved into a ball – they really want a strong pack leader.

Get you 3 day $1 trial now you have nothing to lose so don’t hang about.The sooner you solve the problem, the sooner your neighbors and you can relax again.

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