Why Do Dogs Bury Bones?
Your dog is well fed and looked after but still has a tendency to dig up your precious garden beds or lawn to bury bones (or any other remotely edible item that he might find).
Numerous reasons are given to explain this behavior. These include: hiding food from other predators, using the soil covering to preserve the food or natural Instinct.
The Labrador Training HQ blog has an interesting article on the reasons for this behaviour.
As they say in their article:
It’s the source of numerous funny youtube clips, and the reason for many dog owners’ despair as they look at their once gorgeous lawn.
So while lots of us work hard to train this habit out of dogs, the fact remains they love to bury their bones! But have you ever asked yourself: Why do dogs bury bones?