Is It Unhealthy To Sleep With Your Dog


Dog owners really want to sleep with dogs. I mean who wants a golden retriever bed in their rooms separately. We want our best friend with us. Dog lovers will definitely go for sleeping with their dogs. But, it can cause some problems in many of the people.

It is not mandatory to be evident in every person but in most of them. Let us discuss what can be the possible issues.

Pet Hair

Pet hair is the most common and evident issue in almost all cases. Many people don’t bother much but it is a problematic situation for the nasal tract. It can hamper one’s sleep and also health.

Sleeping With Partner

Studies revealed after deep studies that sleeping with dog reduces owner’s sleep and also the quality of sleep and they keep on waking up all night long. Whereas sleeping with partner brought up more comfort and quality sleep. So, it is not considered advisable much to sleep with your pup.

Sleep Efficiency

People with dogs in beds got sleep efficiency of only 80 percent that is only satisfactory sleep. They keep on waking all night long which is an alarming situation for their health.

Infectious Diseases

Studies showed that dogs also became the cause of many infectious diseases, especially in women. The people with diabetes or HIV positive were found to be more vulnerable to infectious diseases.

Aggravation of Allergies

Dogs are found to be the main reason for allergies and asthma. Sleeping with your dog in your bed can be really problematic so far.

Dominance and Aggression

If you allow your dog to sleep with you and someday you do not allow him it will make him really aggressive and tear everything apart.

Passing Ticks

Sometimes there exist some serious issues in sleeping with your dog on the bed. Germs and parasites can transfer on you and also ticks that can be really problematic even if you keep your dog clean.

Sense of Possession

The sense of possession is the most alarming fear as your dog will start to think that the bed is his only. So, whenever he wants to cuddle with you and he will see your children on the bed he will start to growl and maybe can scare or harm your baby.

Well Trained Dogs

Dogs are pack animals. In case you’ve got a well-trained pooch who not normally sleeps on the bed, they will notify you as the pack leader. Always invite your dog on the bed after a few minutes of your stay so that he might know it is not his territory. Thus, he will act nicely. 

In Nutshell

It is pretty much obvious that if a dog sleeps with you it is unhealthy.

Therefore, if your fluffy companion wants a sound sleep, golden retriever beds are the best, comfortable option. It is designed in such a way that they are large to comfy your pet sleep. It is also washable in case your pet gets old and leaks urine on the bed.

Avoid sleeping with your pet, instead comfy him in his own bed.

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