It’s true. The new study found a link between better quality sleep in women when sharing a bed with a dog.
The study, conducted by researchers at Canisius College, surveyed 962 adult women in the United States and 55 percent of them shared the bed with at least one dog and 31 percent of them shared the bed with at least one cat.
The results, published in the Anthrozoös journal, concluded a women’s sleep to be less disturbed when she slept with her fury friend beside her rather than a human beside her. The results also showed that when a women sleeps with her dog in her bed, she feels a stronger sense of comfort and security. Basically, this study was just proving everything we already knew to be true.
Sorry all you cat people out there, but women who slept in the same bed as their cat were found to be just as disruptive as sleeping next to another human which makes sense considering house cats have a tendency to be awake when their owners are not. Sharing a bed with cats even gave owners less comfort and security.
This gives us dog people another reason to brag about why dogs are so much better than any other animal. So basically, ladies, if you’re having trouble sleeping at night and don’t have a dog, allow this study to be the perfect excuse as to why you should rescue one from your local animal shelter.