6 Reasons Dogs Bury Their Food, Treats & Toys

6 Reasons Dogs Bury Their Food, Treats & Toys

Advertisement Have you ever presented your pup with a fancy new chew bone only to watch him head for the garden to bury it? Don’t be offended, it’s not that your dog hates your gift. In fact, this behavior usually means quite the opposite. Dogs often bury their most prized possessions in order to keep them safely stashed for later. 1. Instinct Burying valuable items is an instinctual throwback to the survival skills of our dogs’ wild canid ancestors. Wolves, coyotes and foxes never know when their next meal will come, so if they…continue reading →