Why Do Dogs Sleep So Much? Canine Recommended Daily Sleeping Time

Even the dogs with the most boundless amount of energy need to rest frequently during the day.   

Dr. Amy Stone, DVM, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida 

College of Veterinary Medicine, advises dogs should sleep 10–14 hours per day.  

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It's reasonable to think your dog sleeps a lot. Most adults sleep 7–9 hours at night. 

Although they sleep largely at night, dogs are more likely to nap during the day. 

Newsweek received numerous canine sleep tips from Dr. Shannon Barrett, DVM: Give enough exercise. 

ogs reflect humans. For restful sleep, they must burn energy during the day.  

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