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Old November 24th, 2010, 03:14 PM
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Hello everyone...I was a memember years ago & now I'm back! I have an 8 month old German Shephard. HOW do I get him to stop digging???
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Old November 24th, 2010, 07:38 PM
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This may sound a little gross but when you see a fresh new hole dug up, put pieces of your puppies poo in the whole and re-cover it with the dirt.

If he digs another hole, fill it with poop and so on. Most dogs don't like stepping in poo and after a few holes being filled with his poop, you should see the hole digging go away.

Worked great for all our dogs and it doesn't cost anything.

Oh BTW...Welcome back and when you have a spare moment (or 2), pictures of your new little guy would be great!
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Old November 24th, 2010, 08:59 PM
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Is your pup supervised when outdoors? Chances of him digging if someone is keeping him busy with play and exercise is next to none . Would giving him a designated place to dig be an option for you? That way you can teach him to dig in one spot and leave the rest of the yard alone.
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