Why does my dog dig on me

Why does my dog dig on me

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Why does my dog dig on me?

I have a dog, he's 7 1/2 years old. He has a very bad habit of digging when he's around me or my kids. He's not aggressive, or even a barker. When we go outside to play, he's content to just follow us around. Sometimes, we'll go to another house and leave him there, and when we come back to him, he's in the front yard. He always seems to dig a hole next to my car or near the house.

When he's in a yard, he can walk on his leash, or he can stay on the other side of the yard with the owner.

I'm not sure why he digs this way, but he just does. It's starting to become a problem, because my husband's job requires him to be gone all the time, and when I'm left at home, the problem's even worse because I don't know what to do.

My dog isn't aggressive at all, nor is he "mad" when we go out. If I walk out the door without him, he always wts a minute or two and follows me. If I go to him and tell him I'm leaving, he doesn't seem to be bothered. It's always when we're playing with my children. He doesn't seem to like to play when I'm not around, and I haven't been able to figure out a reason for this.

When we come back to him, he's always in the front yard. Sometimes, he's wting on the other side of the yard, and when we come back, he's still there. It's so frustrating. I feel like we've been trying everything, but he's just not cooperating.

I'm having to pull my son away from him because he won't let him get away. We don't have a leash to pull him, but I feel like he needs to be corrected, even though he doesn't seem to be mad or aggressive. He has no history of aggressive behavior, and my husband has been teaching him to be a good boy and do what he's told. He's a smart dog, and he seems to know when I'm mad, but he never acts like he's "mad" at us.

I feel like I've tried everything and he's just so determined. I've tried taking him for a walk and then bringing him home. I even took him to the vet to see if maybe there was something he was trying to tell me. He's had a couple of shots, so we're not sure what else I can try. It's not just my dog. He seems to dig in the yard, even when I'm not home.

I'm not sure what else to try. Should I get him another dog? We're not looking for another dog, but if it was best for him, would we get one?

It's like you sd - there are many people who have dug themselves into a hole, and not many people to help them out. I have a very aggressive dog and I can dig a hole. I'm not the one with the problem here - he is. It's just like anything - once you learn a skill, there is no way to unlearn it. The dog doesn't have a choice - it's a compulsion to dig, and unless you find the person who was digging to do it for a reason, then you will probably need to figure out another way to deal with this.

I agree with the other comments that this is most likely a compulsion for digging, which is quite different from aggressive behavior. If you can find out what the compulsive behavior is trying to tell you, then you can change how you deal with it, but if you don't know what it's trying to tell you, then you will have to make adjustments in order to find out.

My dogs, especially the older male, have the same problem. I have a lot of neighbors with dogs who have dogs that dig. It can be a problem, because they end up with a big hole in the yard and have to dig it up. In my case, I take the leash out of the dog's mouth. Sometimes they still don't cooperate and end up digging in the middle of my yard.

One of the neighbors just decided that his dog is not allowed to dig. He has a 6-foot chn around his neck, and he wears the chn to keep his dog out of my yard. The dog's behavior has changed. The dog doesn't seem to have the compulsive need to dig. My dog is still digging, but it's because he's bored.

You could get an electric shock collar or an anti-digger or similar collar to wear around your dog's neck. That will stop the digging in one shot. I am not sure you can do that without a chn collar, however.

You could trn your dog to stay in a "digging area," like an area of the yard.

The best thing for you to do is to see if the behavior stops when you are with your dog. If it does, then you can work on trying to figure out what it is trying to tell you.

If it does not stop, then you need to work on that. What your dog is doing is not acceptable behavior. I think what your dog needs to do is have some kind of a punishment for the digging. For example, if your dog was digging when you came home from work, you would have a punishment for that, like no treat for a day or a time out from play time.

If the digging does not stop, then you might need to get your dog an anti-digger collar. You would only need to put it on for a day or two, or until the dog stops digging, and then remove it. That would help to teach the dog that the digging behavior is not acceptable.

The only way that you can know for sure whether this is a compulsive behavior, or whether it is aggressive behavior, is if you can try it while you are alone and see what happens.

I'm thinking your dog is compulsive when you are


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