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weird leg movement when lifted

My 8 month old havanese gores in the car but in a crate fastened to a seatbelt in the rear seat. When I get her out I hold he under her front legs and stomach and put her on the ground. The weird thing is as I lift her she puts her back legs out straight behind her. Reminds me of when a cat falls from a high place. Is it normal?
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I have no idea . Sometimes mine lift there front legs up more before I put them down.

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Jack doesn't enjoy being picked up and carried around. He never has. He gets very tense when you pick him up.

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Most likely it's just something she did once for some odd reason, and made it a habit. These dogs are very much creatures of habit. If they do something twice it becomes a habit.

Try picking her up with one hand under her rib cage, and she will probably stop doing it.
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After I get Buffy out of her car seat she always stretches her back and her rear legs. Perhaps your puppy needs to stretch out after the ride in her crate.
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