Why Do Dogs Scratch the Floor?

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Dogs normally scratch the floor to relieve boredom as well as to keep themselves busy. Others do it to help control their body temperature in times of harsh temperature whereas others scratch to hide their food.
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Why Do Dogs Scratch Tile Floors?
If a homeowner has a pet, especially a dog or dogs, then there may be worries about the animal's effect on flooring, especially tile-based floors that are newly installed. Some types of flooring are susceptible to damage by dogs, while other types are... More »
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