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 certain place on his
Nov 20, 2014 ... 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, ... Also on HuffPost: Puppies ...
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 did...
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 t...
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Sep 13, 2010 ... Toffee, Yvette's puppy, with her leg-kicking reflexes as she is being scratched.
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 ...
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?
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Jul 12, 2011 ... Amy Shojai, CABC discusses the dog's "fiddling" reflex that happens when he's
scratched in this Ask Amy ... Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?
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Dec 27, 2007 ... Typical dog leg spasm. ... Scratching my dogs tummy - leg spasm. William Kee ...
Ask Amy: Why Does My Dog Leg-Kick When Scratched?
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May 16, 2010 ... A dog moving its leg when you scratch it! FUNNY. Bri22ier ... Ask Amy: Why Does
My Dog Leg-Kick When Scratched? - Duration: 1:39.