Dogs dig holes because this behavior is related to their origin. Many domestic dogs, like their wild ancestors, cannot resist digging holes in the yard.
Although some people interpret digging as lousy behavior, dogs’ main motive is an instinctive desire for pleasure.
Digging is a source of joy for many dogs. Has your dog digging holes in your yard? Does your garden look like the gophers are having a wild party?
Digging is typical behavior in dogs, and many dog owners suffer the consequences at some point. It can be challenging to prevent. Dangerous if your dog digs under the fence and runs out of the yard.