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www.animalplanet.com/pets/why-do-dogs-shake-their-legs

May 15, 2012 ... If you have a dog, you probably know all of his little idiosyncrasies well. More than likely, one of them is kicking his leg when you scratch a ...

www.dogingtonpost.com/why-do-dogs-kick-when-you-scratch-their-belly

Jan 25, 2016 ... Dogs shake or kick their legs when you scratch them because of ... The belly rub kick can be compared to the knee-jerk that humans do when ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/why-dogs-kick-tummy-scratch_n_6186424.html

Nov 20, 2014 ... Each time you scratch that sweet spot on his belly, his hind leg starts ... “Dogs kick when we scratch their belly because it's an involuntary reflex ...

pets.thenest.com/dogs-shake-legs-pet-them-4625.html

Many dog owners have chuckled as their dogs kicked their legs vigorously while being scratched. The kicking is completely normal, and although it may seem ...

stories.barkpost.com/why-dogs-kick-when-scratched

We decided to put aside our speculation, and do some ruff digging, to find out the real ... As it turns out, when you pet and scratch your dog in certain spots you're ... The nerves relay a message to his leg muscles to kick and jerk in an attempt to ... dogs wouldn't lie down and expose their bellies to be scratched if they didn't ...

pets.thenest.com/mean-scratch-dog-its-leg-moves-12413.html

Scratching your dog's belly might result in some leg-kicking behavior. It's almost like a circus ... References. Animal Planet: Why Do Dogs Shake Their Legs?

www.popsci.com/article/science/why-does-my-dog-kick-when-i-scratch-his-belly

Oct 27, 2014 ... ... they quickly send messages to the spinal cord, which then instructs the dog's leg to kick. ... “But when you rub their skin more, it accentuates the scratching.” ... But of course, some dogs do enjoy a good rub on the belly.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why+Do+Dogs+Kick+Their+Leg+When+Scratched%3F&v=Q8NHN_0Vm7s
Jul 12, 2011 ... Amy Shojai, CABC discusses the dog's "fiddling" reflex that happens when he's scratched in this Ask Amy video for http://www.AmyShojai.com Bling, Bitches & B.. . ... Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? - Duration: 3:25. BrainStuff ...

www.buzzfeed.com/kasiagalazka/why-dogs-kick-when-you-scratch-their-sweet-spots

Nov 14, 2014 ... Why Dogs Kick When You Scratch Their Sweet Spots ... a mosquito was hobknobbing around your dog's fur, the tickling would initiate the leg to ...

mentalfloss.com/article/12893/why-do-dogs-kick-their-legs-when-you-scratch-their-bellies

Oct 30, 2012 ... Every dog seems to have one—that special spot on his belly or flank that, when scratched, sends his back leg kicking like crazy. It's odd and ...