Why do dogs burrow?

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Why do dogs burrow?

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No animal's behavior has been as intensely studied as that of dogs. Since humans and dogs have co-evolved in the past few thousand years, we understand their behaviors and motivations very well.

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Dogs burrow for a variety of reasons depending on the situation. Burrowing can be a hunting instinct, as dogs have been bred by humans to be able to...

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Dog Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

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Learn about the various adaptations of dogs, both those in the wild and domesticated dogs. Discover the adaptations they inherited from the wolf ancestors and the adaptations they developed to live with humans.


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