My Daschund has taken to lying in the Mint patch

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 ?
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  • Frankie Laney Frankie Laney on Aug 02, 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) 360 Sod (Donna Dixson) on Aug 02, 2013
    throw a sprig in his drinking water with an ice cube for a mint julep :)

  • Mary Insana Mary Insana on Aug 02, 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 Sandy Maher-Smith on Aug 05, 2013
    Thanks y'all. I loved Donna's suggestion :-)

  • Sandy Maher-Smith 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.