• 6 Reasons Dogs Bury Their Food, Treats & Toys

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    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 are lucky enough to have leftover meat after a kill, they bury it in the...
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