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14 Dogs Who Demand a Belly Rub NOW

Our fingers are twitching after seeing these photos of touchable dog bellies. Proceed with caution.

 |  Oct 10th 2013  |   5 Contributions


At our house, the pups order belly rubs in bed on a daily basis. Dolly rolls over onto her back, going into the full stretch that serves as my cue to pay her tummy some attention. Spot likes to provide a moving target, fully expecting me to rub his belly while he scratches his back against the bedspread.

With that in mind, I put together the following list of dogs who demand a belly rub NOW.

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My sweet Dolly girl

Dolly thought bubble: Get to work, lady. 

Me: Yes, ma'am. 

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Chihuahua by Shutterstock.com

This Chihuahua uses telepathic powers to get belly rubs. And his tongue. That tongue!

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Dogue De Bordeaux by Shutterstock.com

Like my Spot, this adorable dog prefers to multitask. He will chew on his toy while I rub his belly.

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Elo by Shutterstock.com

Another multitasker, this pup will slobber all over my hand while I rub his belly. 

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Mona Lisa by paws4udogs.wordpress.com

Over on the Paws Abilities blog, a trainer discusses how to tell whether your dog wants a belly rub right NOW: Look for soft eyes and a loose, wiggly body, but avoid reaching out to a tense dog with wide eyes.

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Daschund by cutedogpix.com

No, sir, it is not. Right away, sir!

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Scottish Terrier by Shutterstock.com

I am powerless when it comes to Scottie puppies. Seriously, they wrap me around their little paws and get belly rubs for days. 

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Bulldog by Shutterstock.com

Bulldog thought bubble: You, over there! Yes, you. Get over here and rub my belly.

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Puppy belly by i.chzbgr.com

Yes, I do want to rub your tummy. And I also want to smell your sweet puppy smell while I'm at it.

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French Bulldog by Shutterstock.com

Frenchie thought bubble: My humans never give me belly rubs anymore. So, I will stare at them with my soulful brown eyes until they realize the error of their ways. I am not above being passive-aggressive to get a belly rub.

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Dog and cat by attackofthecute.com

The dog demanded the cat give him a belly rub, and the cat, amazingly, complied. 

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Puppy belly by funnyfidos.com

If you insist!

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Dog belly by Shutterstock.com

Boxer thought bubble: I got the back covered, now you rub my belly.

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Shibu Inu by Shutterstock.com

You got it. Keep your second and third wish within my budget, though, please.

Let's hear from you, readers. How do your dogs let you know it's time for a belly rub? Please share in the comments -- with photos, please!

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