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Question by  mojo (36)

How do you stop dogs from pulling the carpet up?

My carpet is going to be ruined soon if the dog does not stop pulling it up.


Answer by  dykwia (25)

They are someways to protect the carpet against your dog. For instance, you can use some spray repellents which are of commercial use, otherwise you can try with spraying with something more homemade as vinegar, ammonia. You can try by spraying some vinegar with water where your dog is always pulling the carpet up. And try out some obedience lessons.


Answer by  Zuzu (200)

If you are home when the dog does this you can use a spray bottle with water in it and spray him when he pulls at the carpet. If you are not home, you should crate him or use a child gate to keep him out of the room.


Answer by  tofuturk (581)

Destructive behavior by dogs is caused by boredom and lack of human supervision. Don't leave a dog alone in a room where he can dig carpet, chew furniture or tip the garbage can. Slowly teach him to stay in a crate or find a doggy daycare program near you.


Answer by  Isidro (624)

First I would try to train the dog into no ripping it up. If that doesn't work then I would try to put the dog into a crate or cage.


Answer by  aussiegirl (711)

It depends on why he is doing it. If he is bored,you'll just need to give him some more excersise. he may be trying to get your attention. A basic why to start would be when ever he starts digging take him out of the room, either outside or the bathroom, wait 2-3 mins then bring him back in. Repeat.


Answer by  snappies (579)

It sounds as though your dog is bored. When dogs are bored they can do destructive things. Take him out and play, get chew bones and toys to occupy him.


Answer by  heather88 (1897)

You may have to have it as an outside dog. Or have it trained by a dog trainer. The dog trainer maybe able to help you out.


Answer by  Chiyamaka (846)

This is because dogs are looking for a place to mark their territory, or burrow. Buy the dog some toys or even a dog bed to distract him.


Answer by  Nekochan (16)

Do you have a small dog? There's two things you can do with a puppy who likes to play a lot! The first one is to buy her/him some toys. The second one is to train her/him! Kind of expensive but works really good!

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