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New Study Shows Owners Who Sleep With Their Dogs Are More Well Rested

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    Peaceful slumber

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    Researchers did a survery study from a total of 962 adult women, currently living in the US. 55% of those women shared their bed with their dog(s). 31% of the women shared their bed with at least one cat, and 57% with a human partner. The results found that sleeping in the same bed as their dogs led to a much better night of rest than doing so with a cat or, surprisingly, even a human.

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    Why dogs?

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    The study reads, "Compared with human bed partners, dogs who slept in the owner's bed were perceived to disturb sleep less and were associated with stronger feelings of comfort and security."

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    Sleeping with cats on the other hand...

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    The study continues to say, ""Conversely, cats who slept in their owner's bed were reported to be equally as disruptive as human partners, and were associated with weaker feelings of comfort and security than both human and dog bed partners."

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    Sleeping pattern

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    In addition, the study found that dog owners went to bed earlier and woke up earlier than cat owners, which studies has shown the importance of being an early riser. 

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    In the end

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    Our loved ones share our bed, whether it's benefitical or not, it's love. 

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