ugh how to stop a dog from digging

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by ozarkmomma, May 26, 2016.

  1. ozarkmomma

    ozarkmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a 5 month old Anatolian Shepard puppy that is a really good dog.........except she loves to dig in my flower bed. I have put up a border fence but she just goes over it when the mood strikes. She has plenty of other space to dig. How do I keep her out of the flowers?
     
  2. kerynnb

    kerynnb New Egg

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    If possible try placing chicken wire under the dirt. if she digs and hits the chicken wire he won't want to continue to dig there. My parents had the same problem and that's what they tried and it actually stopped them from digging completely.
     
  3. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chop up some hot peppers spicy ones and place them in a spray bottle with water shake it and let it sit for three minutes then spray it on anything you don't want her to damage that s will not harm her.
     
  4. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    My dog had the habit of getting into the bathroom wastebasket and spreading the contents all over the house. I tried putting cayenne pepper in the waste basket. That worked great until he developed a taste for cayenne pepper.....
     
  5. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    same problem
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2016
  6. redguinea

    redguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get some citronella spray/oil spray along where the dog shouldnt go and they wont go there anymore. Also works for dog that chew, spray on the things they souldny chew and problem solved. Animals hate citronella.
     
  7. potato chip

    potato chip lunch-sharer Premium Member

    Your dog is just a baby at 5 months. She needs training. Are you talking about her digging when you're not there or when you are?
     

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