Sandy Maher-Smith
Sandy Maher-Smith
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Asked on Aug 2, 2013

My Daschund has taken to lying in the Mint patch

Sandy Maher-SmithMary Insana360 Sod (Donna Dixson)
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For some peculiar reason yesterday, Mickey our 3 year old Daschund, scrambled through the roses and trampled all over the Mint and then lay down in it and keeps wanting to go back there. Any ideas ?
5 answers
  • Frankie Laney
    on Aug 2, 2013

    It's called scent rolling. You've probably seen dogs on walks finding something disgusting, and to the horrified owner, he just rolls in it. Normal behavior for a dog to roll in something with a strong scent. My dainty little toy poodle acts like a dirty dog and loves to roll in cat poop and dead worms and bugs! There could also be another reason, that is if he has a tummy issue dogs seem to know that fresh mint helps to sooth.

  • 360 Sod (Donna Dixson)
    on Aug 2, 2013

    throw a sprig in his drinking water with an ice cube for a mint julep :)

  • Mary Insana
    on Aug 3, 2013

    Whenever I clean with a spray bleach product one of my cat goes crazy rolling on the throw carpets in the bathroom. If I have any bleach scent on my hands he rubs his face against my hands and nibbles me. It's crazy what some pets like.

  • Sandy Maher-Smith
    on Aug 5, 2013

    Thanks y'all. I loved Donna's suggestion :-)

  • Sandy Maher-Smith
    on Aug 11, 2013

    Well, I plucked a huge bunch of Mint and tossed it on the lawn ....... and he ignored it !! Go Figure.

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