Dachshund Digs Holes To Help His Mom Plant Flowers

One thing that many dog owners try to avoid is digging. Dogs that dig often rip up gardens, tear apart lawns, and create dangerous holes in the yard that people can trip in.

It’s something that dog parents aren’t generally pleased about, but it’s also something that many dog parents accept as being part of the breed they chose.

One breed that’s known for digging is the Dachshund.


According to the American Kennel Club, Dachshunds were originally bred to hunt badgers. Their short legs allow them to easily track scents on the group and their narrow bodies allow them to crawl into burrows.

As it turns out, Dachshunds aren’t just great at digging into the earth to find badgers in burrows. They can also use their digging skills for good!

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One pet owner with a digging Daschund decided to employ her pup to help her in the garden. The woman was planting flower starts and needed to dig a few sizeable holes to place the flowers in.

Rather than pulling out a shovel and doing the dirty work herself, she simply points to the ground where she wants the hole dug and her Daschund is on the case!

Photo: YouTube/RM Videos

The sweet pup quickly digs out a flower-sized hole in the dirt which is perfect for the start to be buried in. What a helpful dog!

Check out the Daschund in action in the video below:

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