by Rick Goldman
It is a common problem that dogs love to chew on plants, dig holes in the yard and destroy gardens.
There are some great ways to keep your dog away from these areas. The best way for some people is fence installation.
This can be expensive but it will prevent any future damage from happening.
Another option is keeping the dog inside or outside with a leash attached at all times when they are not being watched by someone else.
This might be tough for those who have large yards and want their pets to run around freely!
I recommend placing a motion-sensor sprinkler in your garden. That way when dogs or any other animals get near the garden, water will shoot out and scare them away.
Homes without a fence for their dog often find that the pup is digging up and eating all of their flowers.
You can train your dog to stay out of the garden, but it's easier with a fence!
Here are some tips on how to keep your dog from digging in your garden:
1. Plant thorny bushes around the perimeter of your garden to discourage digging
2. Install a dog-proof fence to keep them out, like this one
3. Hire a professional landscaper that can install an invisible fence for you
4. Teach them not to dig by giving them their own spot in the yard where they are allowed to do so and only there
5. Use peppermint oil spray or citronella candles outside your house - these products will help repel dogs from entering your property even if it's unenclosed
6. If all else fails, try using an electric shock collar on your dog when they're inside the yard - this method is controversial but some people swear by it
Have you ever felt like your dog is taking over your house?
I know the feeling! My pup, Lola, loves to dig in my garden and chase all of the birds.
It's a never-ending battle that has taken up way too much time.
As frustrating as this is, it helped me realize that there are easy ways to keep her out of my garden without having to build a fence. Check them out here!
A fence is not necessary for keeping your dog out of the garden.
If you don't want it to dig up your plants, try putting mint in the soil so that it won't want to go near there.
There are many different ways to keep dogs out of garden beds, but the most effective way is to use an electric fence.
If you don't want to go with this option, there are also other methods that you can try such as using a scarecrow or hanging bells on wires.
What do you do when your pet dog eats plants?
It's not uncommon for pets to eat plants in their environment and it's important that they have plenty of fresh water available at all times when outside so they stay hydrated.
You may also want to consider planting edible plants in your yard if your dog enjoys eating them.
The key is making sure you're keeping them hydrated and providing ample shade in hot weather-especially during summer months.
The best deterrent for dogs in the garden is to use a motion activated sprinkler.
It will spray when they come near it and scare them away from your plants!
The second option is to place hot peppers around your yard, as this deters them from coming back.
If you have a dog that likes to dig holes in your flower beds, try using cayenne pepper or tabasco sauce sprinkled on the ground.
These are both spicy and not appetizing at all!
Lastly, if you're looking for an organic solution, there's always mulch that can be spread out over areas of concern- this makes it very difficult for a dog to get traction with their paws if they run through it.
If you're like me, your dogs are the love of your life.
You want to make them happy and give them all the attention they need, but sometimes that means having to deal with some not-so-pleasant dog behavior.
One thing that can be really frustrating is when Fido decides to treat your garden like his personal toilet!
I know this sounds gross, but it's actually pretty common for dogs to do this because they think plants are made up of nutrients found in their normal food sources.
A lot of people are wondering if coffee grounds can help to keep their dogs away from the yard.
The answer is that it depends on the size of your dog and how much you feed them.
But, in general, most pets won't be interested in eating the grounds when they have other food to eat.
What do dogs hate the most? What about cats, or any other animal for that matter?
No one can answer this question definitively.
I've heard people say they know what their pet hates the most and others who think it's impossible to know with absolute certainty.
Personally, I don't think anyone could know for sure without asking every dog in the world. But there are some things we can keep an eye out for when trying to figure out what makes our pets uncomfortable or stressed.
If you have a garden, but your dog is constantly digging in it and ruining the plants, there are some things you can do to get them out of the flowerbeds.
First off, make sure that they don't see any food or toys nearby when they start to dig. This will discourage them from coming back if they aren't getting anything for their efforts.
You should also try putting up fencing around what needs to be protected so that dogs can't enter without jumping over it or going under it (or crawling through).
Finally, consider planting flowers with low-growing stems like lavender and thyme because these won't tempt dogs as much as taller varieties such as sunflowers.
About Rick Goldman
Rick Goldman's grandpa was a captain of a California coast cruise.
With this luxury, as a young boy Rick traveled to exciting places of the Pacific Coast.
Together Rick and family tried different types of cuisine with their most popular foods.
Nowadays, Rick really likes blogging from the beautiful garden of his grandpa's home to share their magical journeys and culinary experiences togehter of the old days for everyone.