But as more time passes you can't in good conscience turn a blind eye any longer. Putting your coffee cup and novel aside, you go out into the yard. You know it's not going to be pretty when the Beagle comes padding over, that flagpole tail wagging slowly....and his front paws covered in mud.
Your worst fears are shortly confirmed when you discover an earth excavation near the apple tree, which you could bury a large suitcase in with no problems. Internally you sigh, knowing full well that you should have come out earlier...
They ponder on why it is the dog feels the need to dig, and addresses any underlying triggers. If this doesn't do the trick, then redirecting deep-seated digging behavior to an appropriate spot is likely to create a happy compromise for everyone involved.
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