Why Do Dogs Sleep So Much?

If you’re a dog owner, you’ve probably thought to yourself “must be nice” as your dog drifted off to sleep for the third time before noon. And while it’s easy to envy your best buddy’s sleep schedule, there’s actually a reason why dogs require more sleep than we do. Humans require about 7-8 hours of sleep per night, and ideally, around 25% of that will be deep or REM sleep—which breaks ...

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