Can You Dig It? A Survival Guide to Yard Behaviors


Complaints about nuisance backyard behaviors are one of the most popular client dilemmas; whether it is a new puppy eating mulch or adult dogs digging up the garden, there are plenty of behaviors we want to avoid and remedy outside. In this workshop, we will discuss different types of safe containment, easy solutions for yard destruction, and training plans for unwanted yard behaviors. Let’s make the most of whatever outdoor space your clients have available and build a backyard oasis to aid in training, safety, enrichment, and behavioral wellness!


  • Types of containment and behavioral considerations for each type
  • Prevention of nuisance behaviors
  • Addressing existing unwanted behaviors
  • Wrap up and recaps!

Section 5: Present and Address Common Problem Behaviors

Scheduled to run

On Demand


Casey Coughlin

Core Class

Approved IAABC CEUs


Approved CCPDT CEUs