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Just curious... :)

I was rubbing my dog's belly the other day, and thinking, dogs are mammals, right? Mammals are conceived and grown in the belly of their mothers, therefore they should have umbilical cords to receive nutrients from their mothers, right? So why don't they have bellybuttons? Why don't cats? Pigs? It seems only HUMANS (and maybe monkeys) have bellybuttons, and I just don't know why that is. Anyone wanna jab at it?

 
MamaLisa1976

Asked by MamaLisa1976 at 9:04 AM on Dec. 15, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (16)
  • Good question. I didn't know about it. And, why did someone vote down the people that didn't know about animal bellybuttons? Good grief!
    booksandhooks

    Answer by booksandhooks at 2:00 PM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Dogs do have belly buttons, just not like a human's. It looks like a small scar on their abdomen.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 9:06 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • They do have belly buttons they are just not visible like ours.
    older

    Answer by older at 9:07 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Yes dogs do have belly buttin you have to look hard but it's there
    4realyall

    Answer by 4realyall at 9:07 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Dogs and cats do have belly buttons. I remember the vet showing me my cat's after she was spayed. It's just not as obvious as a human belly button.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 9:15 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Wow I didn't know dogs had bellybuttons. That's cool.
    sweetpea1217

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 9:10 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Hmmm I did not know that! We learn something new every day! LOL
    LilyPondOasis

    Answer by LilyPondOasis at 9:13 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Where? Under the fur? The only thing I see on my dog's belly is her scar from getting spayed.
    MamaLisa1976

    Comment by MamaLisa1976 (original poster) at 9:09 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • I'm dying to know what it looks like. I don't know why, since it occurred to me it's been bugging me. I just can't see my dog's. :D
    MamaLisa1976

    Comment by MamaLisa1976 (original poster) at 9:19 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

  • Just googled "dog bellybuttons" and found a couple of pics. Interesting... :) My dog must be a freak because she JUST DOESN'T HAVE ONE!!
    MamaLisa1976

    Comment by MamaLisa1976 (original poster) at 9:26 AM on Dec. 15, 2010

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