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Why Do Dogs Hide Treats?

Posted by David on September 17th, 2010

Purina-Dog-Content-BrandDon’t be concerned when doggie hides his treats instead of indulging. Believe it or not, protecting his territory can be higher on a dog’s list of priorities than eating. So if your dog’s hoarding habit kicks in, he may be feeling insecure or threatened in his space.

Perhaps your timid pup prefers to munch alone. Or maybe he feels uncomfortable chowing down in front of a certain guest. Even if you can’t crack the mystery, a basic suggestion is to change the location of your dog’s dishes or to feed him at a different time.

The tendency to save extra bounty for a rainy day isn’t unique to canines – squirrels are also avid hoarders, and you, too, probably keep your pantry stocked with staples.

 

 
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