- Pets and Animals
How to Tickle Your Dog
Loving your dog is one thing-- demonstrating your affection, that's another.
Wouldn't you love to have the enjoyment of tickling your beloved pet? Isn't the knowledge that you can affect someone so dear and near to your heart awe-inspiring? If you answered "yes" to either of those questions, then I will teach you the art of tickling your dog.
First step, of course, is obtaining a dog which can be tickled. It is not recommended to use a dog that is particularly aggressive or stronger than the person that plans to tickle it (for obvious reasons). After that, it is important to ensure that the animal is at peace and calm. If your furry friend is active and playful, it's doubtful that you'll even get a chance to tickle them!
After you have acquired your dog, make sure that their paws are exposed. Some dogs are very sensitive on the pads of their feet and can be tickled. Also, make note of any amounts of fur that could be found between their paws, that's one of the key places to tickle.
Once your dog is peacefully at rest, sit beside them and very lightly run your finger/fingernail across their paw pads or the little hairs between them. Another place you may have luck with, is right along the sides of their ears. If you just barely touch the small hairs on their ear, their ear may twitch and the dog might try to cover their ear with their paw. Depending on the dog, the results could be any of the following: twitching, pulling their paws closer to them, jumping up, or a variety of other reactions!
The realization that dogs, like humans, can be tickled creates an even stronger bond between man's best friend. Wouldn't you agree?