Are you a side sleeper or a back sleeper?
Just like humans, dogs sleep in a variety of positions but usually have a favorite. Some prefer to sleep on their sides, others curled in a ball, and some with their paws in the air. There are 7 common sleeping positions with each meaning something different.
Your dog’s favorite sleeping position can give you insight into how they are feeling and their personality. Learn more about each position below.
While this may sound like a yoga move, it actually means the dog is just resting with his head on his paws and is not in a deep sleep. Dogs who often sleep this way are protective. They can jump up at a moment’s notice from this position.
This is one of the most common positions. Lying on their sides with their legs stretched … Read the rest