Some dogs live life alone, in a yard with minimal interaction from their owners. The owners have the dogs for various reasons, but don't understand that dogs need more than a yard and some food. They need affection, company, and exercise to be happy both physically and mentally.
Dogs with a monotonous day often find things to entertain themselves. Eating things in the house, chewing the tree, getting in the trash are all things that dogs do when they don’t have guidance and plenty of stimulating exercise. These dogs are bored and are looking to something, anything to add stimuli to his day. He is not a bad dog, he is a seeking an outlook to boredom.
- Sit or a down on a rock can be a challenge. This was taken about a block from this dog's home.