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Why do they roll in poop?

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Dear Friends,

We adopted Miss Daisy about 9 months ago. She has been great. No house training problems or anything else.
Yesterday. I took her to Petsmart for a bath and a "furminator" treatment. Both of which she has has twice before with no prolems.
This morning we let her out in the (fenced) back yard as usual. When she came was obvious she had rolled in poop. I had to take her out and hose her down good. Finally got her cleaned up.

The question is WHY DID SHE DO IT? HELP. What sould we do to prevent a recurrance?

Miss Daisy and her driver, Fritz
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Not just poop but anything with a strong odor especial died rotten fish :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

On school of thought it is instictual behavior, that of a preditor covering up its natural scent to make it easier to sneek up on prey.

As for stopping the behavior um nothing short of keeping them onleash and away from stinky stuff nothing and even then the above advice is bound to fail once an again as well.
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