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Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly?

Have you ever wondered why your dog kicks his leg when you scratch that sweet spot under his chin or on his belly? Dogs are funny creatures, and this is one of their most well-known comical traits. Are they ticklish? Is it just a random reflex? I’m sharing the science behind the question of why do dogs kick their leg when you scratch their belly, and the answer might surprise you!

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Dogs make the world go round, especially the pups who love being around people and other animals. Even though there are some very dangerous dogs...

Why Your Dog Stares at the Wall

If you search for and click this article, chances are you're wondering and getting worried about why your dog stares at the wall. Sometimes, dogs...

Submissive Urination in Dogs: What Is It and Can You Stop...

Submissive urination is a common problem seen in dogs, and it isn't usually something that you need to worry about. This behavior is when a dog urinates in response to fear, stress or anxiety. Submissive urination in dogs is most commonly seen in puppies who haven't gained their confidence yet, but occasionally it is also seen in adult dogs.

Excessive Barking in Dogs: How To Handle It?

Excessive barking in dogs is a pretty common thing most, if not some, dog owners have experienced at some point in caring for pups. Barking,...

5 Ways to Solve Your Dog’s Barking Problem

A dog barking is natural to them, and it's unreasonable for us as owners to expect our dogs to never bark.  We may not always...

Choosing the Right Dog Toys by Age: Toys For Puppies, Adult...

All dogs, regardless of their age, need toys. They are great interactive tools that help your pets grow and learn throughout their formative puppy years. Dog...

25 Dog Health Symptoms That You Must Address Right Away

Dogs are good at hiding illnesses from their owners.  This behavior is inspired by dogs' ancestors that used to hide when sick because a sick dog was...

6 Hacks To Fix Puppy Behavior Problems FAST!

Raising a puppy is similar to raising a child. You have to watch your puppy at all times or they will get into dangerous things, cause trouble with other pets or even put themselves in danger. I've tested these hacks to fix puppy behavior problems with many pups over the years, and they're guaranteed to make raising a puppy much easier for any pet owner.

25 Most Common Dog Behavior Issues: Habits and Problems That Are...

Domesticated dogs today are much better today than 10,000 years ago at behaving the way humans wish for them to behave. Even so, there are...

Top 25 Best Dog GPS Collar Trackers

As more dog owners choose to bring their dogs wherever they go - hiking, camping, hunting, other outdoor activities or simply long walks - the...

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Dogs who have the Poodle mix are often endearingly nicknamed doodle breeds. It's one of the most popular mixed breeds globally, and for good reasons,...

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Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly

Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly?

Have you ever wondered why your dog kicks his leg when you scratch that sweet spot under his chin or on his belly? Dogs are funny creatures, and this is one of their most well-known comical traits. Are they ticklish? Is it just a random reflex? I’m sharing the science behind the question of why do dogs kick their leg when you scratch their belly, and the answer might surprise you!
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