A poll of U.S. pet owners reveals that 42% of dog owners sleep with their dogs. Instead of shopping for designer dog beds online, we opt to cover our own elegant bedding with an old sheet!
It’s ironic that nearly half of us prefer to have our pups close while we drift off to sleep, yet both retailers and canine professionals still insist on promoting alternatives to canine co-sleeping.
World-renowned trainers embrace the pack mentality when it comes to commanding our 'fur babies.' After all, it’s important to show Rufus you are in charge - cue 'slight chuckle' from dog lovers!
There’s a delicate balance between 'family pet' and 'he who shall obey.'
According to the website, Everyday Health, 'Your dog should be able to stay on the floor (while you’re in bed) for at least 10-minutes, and then you should be able to invite your dog up on your terms. The bed is ... a place for a calm massage or sleep.'