14 Pros and Cons to Letting Your Dogs Sleep in Bed with You

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Many people are happy to buy their dogs special beds or let them hang out on the couch, but draw the line at sleeping in bed.  Here are 14 cons and pros to sharing your bed with that special someone.  I think the pros far outweigh the cons…

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CONS:

 

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  1. They take over the whole bed.
  2. They’ll wake you up first thing in the morning to go pee.
  3. Their hair gets all over the blankets.
  4. They can drive a wedge between you and your partner.

 

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  1. Their farts.
  2. They make it too hot to sleep at night.
  3. It’ll spoil them.
  4. They make it hard to want to get up in the morning.
  5. Their snores could wake the dead.

 

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  1. Sleep kicks.
  2. They track dirt onto the bed.
  3. Allergies and asthma can be exacerbated.
  4. It can cause a restless night of sleep.
  5. The chance that you’ll wake up with their butt in your face.

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PROS:

 

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  1. They’ll always let you pick what to watch on TV.
  2. They won’t wake you up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom.
  3. You’re well-protected at night.
  4. You and your partner will get to snuggle more.

 

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  1. Puppy breath.
  2. They’ll keep you warm at night.
  3. They’ll know they’re loved and secure.

 

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  1. Sleeping in together.
  2. Their light snoring is hypnotic.
  3. Seeing and hearing that they’re dreaming, & wondering what it’s about.
  4. No cold or stinky feet.

 

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  1. They’re immune boosters – kids have fewer infections & allergies.
  2. Studies show they help people get a better night’s rest.
  3. They love spooning.

 

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Do you think there are more pros or cons?  Do your pets sleep on the bed with you?  Tell us in the comments section!

 

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267 thoughts on “14 Pros and Cons to Letting Your Dogs Sleep in Bed with You”

  1. Well let’s be honest: I really can’t sleep without my dog. It calms me, help me ease and hearing her breath is so peaceful !

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  2. I have a hard time sleeping WITHOUT my dogs in the bed~ if we vacation w/o them i never sleep quite right~ 🙁
    ** Sunday- The Great Dane
    ** Scout- The Black Lab
    ** Macho-The Jack Russell mix

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