What Your Dog’s Sleeping Position Will Tell You
From your pup’s health to their personality, the way they sleep can reveal a lot! Make sure you’re paying attention to the signs.
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Just like people, it’s perfectly normal for dogs to talk and move in their sleep. We “ooh” and “aah” over the cute muffled barks of “puppy dreams” and giggle when we watch them “run in their sleep.” But Dr. Wong says to keep an eye out for changes in motions or disturbances in the times that pets are normally asleep (or awake) because they could be a sign that something is amiss, whether sleep related or otherwise. “Moaning or groaning could also be a sign of pain or discomfort. If you notice changes in your pet’s vocalization, it could be a sign of underlying health issues,” says Dr. Wong. You should also keep an eye out for these silent signs your “healthy” dog is sick.
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