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How do you keep dogs out of gardens?

Duke and I keep digging up our humans' plants. We also like to lie in their flower gardens and smash the flowers. Kyah, my puppy that my humans kept, keeps eating the flowers. What can our humans do to keep us out of their gardens?

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  • Kathy YataKathy Yata Posts: 10,342Member
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    Oh dear, many plants are poisonous! Not good to eat plants! Best to look them up and not plant dangerous kinds if you have a silly pup in the yard. Perhaps they need an area all their own? Some people build sandboxes for the dogs to dig in. Maybe build one in a shady part of the yard. Put some hard dog cookies in and show them how to dig the cookies up. If the dogs have other places to lay in cool shade then fencing the flower beds MAY keep the dogs out of the flowers. You do need to show them the doggy spots and reward them for being there.
  • Linda MatthewsLinda Matthews Plain cityPosts: 6,859Member
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    I usually place fencing around garden to prevent mishaps install a gate for easy access for only humans. Try to dig up the ones spread out in yard and build a nice big one to enjoy.
  • Angie MillerAngie Miller OceansidePosts: 2Member
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    This may sound kind of gross, but I stopped my dogs from digging holes in my yard, along the fence, in my flower beds & flower pots, etc by putting their poop in the areas where they would dig. They love to dig up anything freshly-planted, so as soon as I plant something new, I put their poop next to it and they don't dig it up.
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