Why do dogs dig and bury things

 Wolves, like dogs, bury food to protect it from predators or store it. Even though domesticated dogs don't hunt, this urge can persist.

1 Hunting Feelings

Digging helps dogs regulate body temperature. Digging a hole and sleeping in it keeps them cool in hot weather and warm in cold weather.

2 Controlling Temperature

 Dogs may bury bones or toys to protect or store them. Dogs with too much food or stuff often act this way.

3 Hide Values

 Digging can help dogs mark their territory and leave their smell.

4 Marking Territory

 Dogs may dig out of boredom or fear if left alone for long periods or not exercised.

5 Discontent or Stress

Digging can help pregnant dogs give birth and raise their puppies safely.

6 Nesting

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