Ten Ways Your Dog Is Better Than Your Alarm Clock

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When was the last time you set your alarm clock to wake up on time? If you’re a dog owner, chances are your dog wakes you up before (way before) your alarm goes off.

After a long work week, you look forward to the weekend and sleeping in. You always make plans to have fun and sleep in a lot but your dog never lets you. Fido’s plans are to spend more time with you and that means waking up at his usual time. Early!

If you own a dog, you might not have a good reason to own an alarm clock – unless your pet is a sleeper. Here are ten ways your dog acts like an effective alarm clock and wake you up – even when you don’t want him to.

1. Sneezing

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2. Shaking

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3. Scratching himself, carpet, wall, door, bed…you name it

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4. Running in circles

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5. Staring at you

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6. Howling

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7. Snoring

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8. Licking

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9. Pawing at you

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10. Barking

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