Why Do Dogs Scratch the Floor?

Answer

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.
Q&A Related to "Why Do Dogs Scratch the Floor"
Your dog may act strangely before lying down to sleep. The behaviors can vary, but the result is the same; their behavior seems strange to humans.
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dogs scratch their face on the floor because that is a sign of happiness :
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I'm guessing, here, because I've never been a dog and have never had a dog explain this, but I HAVE had several canine best friends. They like being scratched and rubbed because:
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It may be a holdover of the wild trait of burying food for later.
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