9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away.Sleep plays 'significant role' in dogs' wellbeing, study reveals (Image: Getty) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Adorable sleeping habits of dogs revealed in infographic

Adorable sleeping habits of dogs revealed in infographic

Almost half of dogs have amused their owners by waking themselves up after breaking wind (Image: SWNS)Six in ten (59 percent) admitted they should educate themselves more on dogs and their sleeping patterns to ensure they're living a healthy life.

Study: Pets help your child sleep better at night!

Study: Pets help your child sleep better at night!

Researchers at Concordia's Pediatric Public Health Psychology Lab (PPHP) found that the sleep quality of children sharing beds with their pets is much better than the ones who sleep alone.Sharing their bed with a pet brings positivity and sound sleep to children at night.

‘My persian had a three-hour blow-dry!’ 150 years of cat shows – then and now

‘My persian had a three-hour blow-dry!’ 150 years of cat shows – then and now

“He’s a little bit overweight,” Newton says of Sterling, who is sleeping in his cat carrier and resembles an overstuffed draught excluder.Attending cat shows is expensive, Newton says.

Furry babies make for the best exercising partners, say pet parents

Furry babies make for the best exercising partners, say pet parents

Pet parents share their exercising experience with their furry babies.“My dog, Kai, feels that my yoga mat is a place to sleep,” shares Priyanka Thaker, a working professional and a pet parent.

Tim Dowling: hallelujah, the dog’s gone on holiday

Tim Dowling: hallelujah, the dog’s gone on holiday

As the front door closes behind him, my own summer holiday begins: a week with no dog sleeping on my feet or barking every time the bell rings, or staring at me intently as I try to write, or read, or watch TV.“I hope they make it down OK,” my wife says.

Top dogs in the Tory Party: Gavin Williamson joins exclusive pet-owning gang

Top dogs in the Tory Party: Gavin Williamson joins exclusive pet-owning gang

At TeamDogs, our brand new sister site, we don’t do politics – we love big and small breeds equally, and if you vote to let your pup sleep on your bed that’s entirely up to you – but we couldn’t help but notice that another Cabinet minister has recently become a dog owner.

Homeless woman refuses to go to shelter without her six dogs

Homeless woman refuses to go to shelter without her six dogs

Luz, who lives on the street, has so much love for her dogs (Picture: Omar Camarillo)A 65-year-old homeless woman was found sleeping in bin bags on the streets of Tijuana, Mexico, with her six dogs .

Still binning your mutt’s mess? Eco-friendly pet owners need a dog poo wormery

Still binning your mutt’s mess? Eco-friendly pet owners need a dog poo wormery

Ben Dodd wants you to “consider using a wormery where the worms will feed off the bags and waste”, according to Pet Business World.That’s fine, as long as I’m able to sleep at night while thinking about worms eating poo in a bin out back.

You can buy luxury dog beds that are the exact mini version of the human ones

You can buy luxury dog beds that are the exact mini version of the human ones

The cottagecore rattan is very on-trend (Picture: Time4Sleep)Research from Sainsbury’s Bank recently revealed that almost a quarter of UK adults (24%) have welcomed a new pet into their home since March 2020, or are planning to do so before Easter 2021.

Sleeping with a dog in bed is actually good for you, says study

Sleeping with a dog in bed is actually good for you, says study

Think twice before kicking your pooch out the bed (Picture: Getty Images/EyeEm)If you’ve ever felt like you’ve needed to justify sharing a bed with your dog, then we have excellent news for you.

Kaley Cuoco and husband Karl Cook pay tribute as rescue dog dies

Kaley Cuoco and husband Karl Cook pay tribute as rescue dog dies

Kaley also shared a sweet message about Petunia on her Instagram Story, thanking Paws For Life K9 Rescue for rescuing her in the first place.In Karl’s Instagram post, he shared several pictures and videos of Petunia, including a photograph of the dog sleeping on a sofa alongside Kaley.

Orphaned puppies cuddle teddies as they sleep next to their mum’s ashes

Orphaned puppies cuddle teddies as they sleep next to their mum’s ashes

Owner Donna Rennison, from Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, has documented her creative and adorable hand-rearing techniques, which include buying the pups heat pads, building them a feeding station and giving them teddies to cuddle.The puppies’ feeding station (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘The days following we researched a lot on how to hand-rear the puppies from the internet.

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian The charity has 1,060 active patients, which includes 397 staffordshire bull terriers like Poochie, 93 cats, two rabbits and one ferret – and these pets provide crucial companionship and a sense of responsibility to people experiencing homelessness in different ways, from people sleeping on a friend’s sofa or living in temporary accommodation to those having to bed down on the streets.

Puppy will be put to sleep if charity can't raise money for vet bills

Puppy will be put to sleep if charity can't raise money for vet bills

Ronnie and Reggie both have cleft palates – which are expensive to treat (Picture: ) ‘Some people say that they’re not worth it, but we couldn’t disagree more.’ (Picture: )‘The current theory is that his parathyroid glands aren’t working properly and he will need an operation to sort this,’ explains Ruth.

Why do cats sleep so much?

Why do cats sleep so much?

Sometimes we even wish to have a life of cat where we sleep for most of the day.Some cats cover their eyes and in a few minutes, they start to snore in deep sleep.

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

According to a study, researchers found out that memories play at the same speed during sleep for dogs as when they are awake.The study believes that dogs sleep and images of past events replay in their minds in a much similar way as it does in human minds while dreaming.

I applied to foster a dog, but a month into lockdown the entire nation had the same idea

I applied to foster a dog, but a month into lockdown the entire nation had the same idea

I had long wanted to be a dog foster parent but, as I was only ever home for a few days at a time (sleep off jet lag, wash clothes, go again), it was not the right environment for a pet – even for a borrowed one.

Skilled dog balances rubber ducks on his legs while sleeping

Skilled dog balances rubber ducks on his legs while sleeping

Just a dog and his duckies (Picture: Silvio Salvan / SWNS)The owner decided to see if he could position the ducks on his sleepy companion who managed to balance eight at a time.Sparky was none the wiser (Picture: Silvio Salvan / SWN).

Dalmatian gives birth to litter of 18 puppies after 14-hour labour

Dalmatian gives birth to litter of 18 puppies after 14-hour labour

Proud mama Nellie (Picture: Caters News Agency) Look at the sleeping angels (Picture: Caters News Agency)The 46-year-old says she will keep just one puppy from the little and the rest will go to new homes.

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