Anybody who owns a dog will tell you that they love to have their stomachs rubbed. We've always heard that dogs roll over and show their stomachs as a sign of submission - cause they love you so much.

Well, the truth is a little more disturbing. According to new "dog research" (Somebody watched a lot of video of dogs playing with each other. Where do I get this job?), the reason dogs roll onto their backs is to prepare to defend themselves or attack by biting the necks of other dogs. Or, whoever is leaning over them, saying, "who's a cute puppy?"

Here's the story.


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