Dogs digging holes...

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Post by Outrigger2 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:04 pm

yes even used the same paintball gun and balls...

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Post by Dusty Britches » Tue Aug 21, 2007 12:00 pm

the absolute most effective long term solution if they are digging in the same spot is this:

refill the hole to about 1" below level.
cover with cheap chicken wire.
cover chicken wire with top soil.

The dog will start to dig, hang their claws up on the wire and immediately stop. And never come back to that spot to dig. The wire will be there for years and never be in your way. We've lined fences with it and gates. Everyone that I know that has done that loves the results.

My older lab started teaching my pup how to dig. I quickly put the wire down and now after 6 months and intense heat, that pup will not dig anywhere. I also have a cheap plastic pool out with water, which they both use to cool off.
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Post by Lammie » Sat Aug 25, 2007 4:45 pm

Update: I have decided that of all the methods suggested, the one that seems to work best is burying some dog poop in the holes. I experimented with several methods, and the dog poop holes remain undesturbed.

Thanks for all your help!
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