Why do dogs dig...

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by King Browny, Mar 21, 2012.

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    King Browny Well-Known Member

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    and bury their bones? o_O
     
    King Browny, Mar 21, 2012
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    zararina Well-Known Member

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    I had read before that dog digs because they are bored.
    In terms of burying bones, maybe they do it to make sure their bones are safe and they are reserved. Lol
     
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    My oldest dog digs/buries his food all the time. I think it's just their way of protecting their food from others eating it.
     
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    Victor Leigh Well-Known Member

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    I have never seen Candy bury any bones but she is forever digging holes. Even in the cement floor. Maybe she is looking for bones.
     
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    King Browny Well-Known Member

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    And when is the time that he gets back for his food and were there occasions that he guarded it?
     
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    Victor Leigh Well-Known Member

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    Now that I think about it, I did have an old male Shih Tzu that was very possessive about its food. It wasn't able to eat everything at once but it would hoard the best bits for later. It would just put it right next to where it slept. Woe befall any other dog that thought of sneaking a bite.
     
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