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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 ...

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

However, with all your dog scratching and petting expertise you may have ... and do some ruff digging, to find out the real facts about why your pooch kicks and ... that dogs wouldn't lie down and expose their bellies to be scratched if they didn't  ...

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 ...

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

Nov 20, 2014 ... Fido just can't help himself. Each time you scratch that sweet spot on his belly, his hind leg starts kicking like crazy—but why? Ultimately, it's all ...

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 ... That perfect place on your dog's belly or sides that, when scratched, causes your pet's foot to ... 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.cuteness.com/blog/content/why-dogs-shake-their-leg-when-you-scratch-them

Which leg is activated by the scratch reflex, and how hard a dog kicks, depends on the individual dog, as well as on ... Planet: Why do dogs shake their legs?

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

Nov 14, 2014 ... Ever wonder why dogs kick when you scratch them in special spots? ... hobknobbing around your dog's fur, the tickling would initiate the leg to ...