is really all about training your German Shepherd Dog, forming a
bond between you, and enjoying a good, stable relationship of
trust, understanding, and discipline
So you go out into
your backyard and lo and behold - He's been at it again!
"Oh no" you scream
- more holes in your lawn and the flowers have been
ripped up in the flower garden.
So you tear your
hair out in frustration and cry out -"Why
does My Dog do this"?
can I stop my German Shepherd Dog digging?
Well, there are
various different reasons your German
may be digging in your yard and these may be some of the problems you
experience with your dog :-
I hope this is not the
- all dogs like digging - it gives them something to do
- your dog is so bored he has to find something to do
to occupy himself
- you're leaving him alone and he gets no attention
- he has buried a bone to save it for later
- he is curious about fresh dirt, or newly fertilized
- he is hot and is digging a hole to lie down in it to
- he is digging a hole near the fence because he wants
to go after that
- bitch on heat next door!
stop your German Shepherd Dog digging?
watch your dog when he's in your yard, and when you see
him digging - you could turn on your garden hose and spray him with
water - this will produce a negative factor in his mind that after this
takes place a few times - he will stop - it will take time, but should
work in the end.
Another method is
to use chicken wire that you lay under the dirt where
your dog has been digging - so when he tries it again he will find the
chicken wire and it will be uncomfortable to his paws and his claws -
will not like this at all.
as your German Shepherd
is very intelligent
- he will probably move somewhere else - so you have to get more
chicken wire to place in the
new spot. Patience is a virtue isn't it - who can last the longest I
may be lucky and he stops straight away, losing interest in the
whole proceedings (excuse
the best way to stop your dog digging
Make sure that
your dog gets enough exercise during the day, and is
taken out regularly for walks with you.This will not only physically
help his wellbeing, but will mentally stimulate him. He
find lots of things to get his attention, and will be excited to go out
for walks with you, and look forward to it every day.
bored dog can be a destructive dog and you don't want that - do you?
When you take your
out for his daily walk, make
sure you take him somewhere different as often as you can, vary his
walks so he remains excited because he doesn't always know where he
will be going.
Shepherd Dogs love it when they get in the back of the car -
they get excited because they are going out!
much time do you spend with your German Shepherd?
leave him alone to get bored
with your dog, get him (or her) to bond with you more, they enjoy
company and love to inter-act with you, your family and friends because
Shepherds are very sociable dogs.
is to remove his inclination to dig.
So remember - German
Shepherd Dogs that are left unsupervised for long
periods of the day are more prone to digging!
must be the Boss!
to avoid German Shepherd Dog Behavior
straight away before he picks up bad
habits which will be difficult to break later and don't allow your dog
to get lonely or feel so neglected that his only source of
relieving his boredom
is to start digging everywhere!
behavior problems will only get worse unless you take action and start
training your dog.
all - who wants a badly behaved dog that you cannot trust?
Get started now
click the link
>>>>> Stop Dog Digging
better to train
your German Shepherd following a simple tried
tested, easy to follow dog
training program - then you too can be a
proud owner of a well trained and responsive German