How us humans sleep can say a lot about our personalities, our health issues, and even our relationships with others. But it’s not just OUR bedtime positions that can be revealing — how our four-legged friends’ sleep can tell us plenty, too.
You might notice that your furry pal sleeps in a very specific way and it might not be a happy accident. How your pet nods off can be very insightful into how they’re feeling mentally and physically.
Here are the seven most common pet sleep positions you’ll find your dog in and what they mean.
7 Dog Sleeping Positions and What They Mean
1. Crazy Legs
You might not have heard of the “crazy legs” sleep position — but you’ll know it when you see it! This position has your pup on their back with all four legs splayed up in the air.
Dogs that sleep like this are showing a combination of submission and vulnerability. With all four legs in the air, a dog’s stomach and organs are completely exposed, which means they are probably independent, laidback, and feeling very comfortable in their space.
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