Possible Reasons Why Does My Dog Sleep on Me

Many dog owners wonder why their believed pooches like to snooze on top of them throughout the night.

So if you’ve found yourself at a loss about your canine’s sleeping habits then rest assured, this article will cover all your questions and concerns.

The History of Wild Dog Packs

Much like all animals, dogs have deeply ingrained instincts that have remained even long after dogs became domesticated.


Dogs Also Lie on Other Dogs

In the wild, it’s normal for wolves and wild dogs who live in packs to assert dominance over one another.



They Like Leaving Their Scent

It makes sense why your dog likes to perch on top of you – they are likely marking you as an important part of their surroundings.


It Could be a Bad Habit

If your pup has made you their pillow, then it’s helpful to establish when the habit began. If they’ve been doing it since they were a puppy then the behavior will be a little more solidified.  


They’re Trying to Tell you that Something is Wrong

If this behavior has happened out of the blue and you feel sure that it’s not simply a bad habit, then you may be worried that your fur baby is trying to tell you that something is wrong.

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