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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 ... If you've got a dog that loves belly rubs, as many of us do, than you've no ... Dogs shake or kick their legs when you scratch them because of ...

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

As it turns out, when you pet and scratch your dog in certain spots you're ... So does this mean that rubbing your dog's belly is irritating them in some way? ... us 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

Scratch Reflex. When your dog moves her leg when you scratch her, it's called a scratch reflex. ... 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 ... For example, if a dog has fleas running around on its skin, the insects' itchiness will cause the scratch reflex to activate. Then, perhaps the ...

keepthetailwagging.com/why-do-dogs-shake-their-legs-when-scratched

Aug 19, 2015 ... I used to think it was cute when I scratched a dog in the right spot and their leg started moving like crazy. I'd coo to them "ohhhhh, Mommy hit ...

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

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 amusing, especially  ...

blog.petcarerx.com/dogs-kick-legs-scratched

Nov 26, 2014 ... Once you hit a sweet spot, they start kicking a leg - but why does this happen? ... dogs kicking their legs while being scratched is an involuntary reflex of ... the ears , which can cause your pooch to twitch and kick his or her leg.