It may be tough to explain to our gardens, but digging is a common, deep-rooted behavior that we can trace back to our dogs’ wild ancestors. So are there other reasons dogs dig?

There are many possible reasons — some are harmless, like a canine digging up a hidden toy, while others may signal a problem, such as stress or a lack of enrichment. In the video below, Dr. Sarah Wooten reveals some of the reasons dogs dig — and what you can do about it.

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