May 15, 2012 ... Dogs shake or kick their legs when you scratch them because of ... to shake her
leg and now she shakes when you scratch her belly, back, ...
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? ... “Dogs kick when we scratch their
belly because it's an involuntary reflex,” Dr. Marc Bekoff, ... cord recognizes the
pain, and you involuntarily jerk your hand back,” Dr. Lore Ha...
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 get rid
of ... So does this mean that rubbing your dog's belly is irritating them in some
way? ... dogs wouldn't lie down and expose their bellies to be scratched if t...
Scratching your dog's belly might result in some leg-kicking behavior. ... When
your dog moves her leg when you scratch her, it's called a scratch ... The most
likely areas that cause the scratch reflex are her belly, her sides and low on her
If somebody either massages or tickles your back, it feels extra nice, due to the
fact that we are unable to ... Why do dogs like to have their bellies rubbed? ...
Dogs sometimes kick their legs when you scratch them because of the scratch
Oct 27, 2014 ... ... messages to the spinal cord, which then instructs the dog's leg to kick. For
some dogs, the kicking can be more pronounced depending on how much
scratching they feel. ... “But when you rub their skin more, it accentuates the
scratching.” ... the pain, and you involuntarily jerk your hand back,” Haug says.
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Sep 13, 2010 ... Toffee, Yvette's puppy, with her leg-kicking reflexes as she is being scratched. ...
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Nov 14, 2014 ... Why Dogs Kick When You Scratch Their Sweet Spots ... So if a mosquito was
hobknobbing around your dog's fur, the tickling would initiate the leg to bat ...
Whether or not they like it can easily be discerned: If he's loving the tummy rub, ....
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Another secret scratch spot is on their back, right behind the shoulder blades of
their ... He especially likes being scratched on the soft area where the back leg
first ... Always stand a good distance away so that the dog does not feel
hampered in .... to her stomach) and I also tickle her back (not tickle like you
would tickle your ...
Aug 2, 2014 ... Most dogs do, but have you ever wondered why dogs love belly rubs so much? ...
Rolling over on their back and offering their belly is a sign that your dog ... Dogs
shake or kick their legs when you scratch them because of ...