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Study Finds Sleeping Next To A Dog Helps You Sleep Better

Sleeping with your beloved pet on your bed is totally acceptable to some and not so acceptable to others..

People complain its unclean, hairy and can interrupt a good nights sleep. Others, however, can’t bare to spend the night away from their pooch and having them sleep on the bed is normal for them.

Your dog is your best friend right? It’s their home as well as yours, so surely sleeping on the bed is okay?

The Mayo Clinic recently carried out a study to see whether a dog on your bed helps or hinders your sleep.

They took 40 people with no sleep-related issues or conditions and they were closely observed along with dogs which were no younger than six months old.

The study was conclusive: people slept better with a dog in their room.

The Mayo Clinic’s Lois Krahn said:

“Most people assume having pets in the bedroom is a disruption. We found that many people actually find comfort and a sense of security from sleeping with their pets.

Today, many pet owners are away from their pets for much of the day, so they want to maximize their time with them when they are home.

Having them in the bedroom at night is an easy way to do that. And, now, pet owners can find comfort knowing it won’t negatively impact their sleep.”

People of twitter absolutely love the news, one user said: ‘I feel betrayed. My dog left my bed to go sleep on the couch. This is worse than a breakup.’

Another user wrote:

‘I sleep with three dogs which means i have to find my spot on my bed and stay there because moving in the slightest disturbs them
all.’

Some not agreeing, said:

‘Judge me all you want but I think it’s so gross to let dogs sleep on your bed and let them lick you on the mouth.’

Another person wrote:

‘You a trifling bitch if you let your dog lay in the bed with you while you are sleep or even lay on your bed at all and if you let your dog lick you on your face/mouth.’

What do you think?

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