But you don't necessarily love the holes they leave in the yard. Check out this guide on how to stop a dog digging in your backyard or under the fence.
If you can figure out why your dog is digging holes, your odds of changing the behavior. Your dog may be bored if he stares at fences for a long time, whines,
Many dog owners bury strong-smelling or uncomfortable-feeling deterrents in digging areas and report success. Partially bury rocks (flat ones in particular) in noted digging spots. Bury plastic chicken wire or netting just under the surface. Citrus peels, cayenne, or vinegar may wrinkle that nose.