A shaggy dog demonstrates a scratch reflex: when she is scratched beneath her
front leg, her back leg moves vigorously. The scratch reflex is a response to
activation of sensory neurons whose periph...
Dogs shake or kick their legs when you scratch them because of something
known as ... Most dogs like a scratch on their bellies, so just move to another spot
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 ...
Many dog owners have chuckled as their dogs kicked their legs vigorously while
being ... What Does It Mean When You Scratch a Dog & Its Leg Moves? Why Do ...
From the bottom of a dogs throat, to just after it's rib cage, is one of two areas that
a dog can't easily reach. The other area is from the middle of it's shoulder ...
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 ...
When you scratch a dog on its belly, it will kick or shake its legs due to a scratch
reflex. This reflex is a completely involuntary...
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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 Tilt Their Heads?
Why Dogs Shake Their Leg When Scratched ... If you're concerned that your dog
doesn't like it when you make him kick his leg, just move to another spot that
doesn't make him kick and be confident ... Planet: Why do dogs shake their legs?
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 ...