It’s the most common sight to see dogs stretched out in a their most comfortable pose, in deep slumber, regardless of the time of the day! (And, if you enviously exclaim: ‘lucky dog’, you’re not to blame!) But, the fact remains that dogs have very different sleep cycles than humans.
Firstly, they need 12-18 hours of sleep per day – depending on the age and breed. Secondly, dogs have less REM sleep time, as compared to humans, which is why they need to make up their rest in the daytime. Know more about doggie sleep cycles in this infographic.
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, But How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need?
Infographic by – Daily Dog Tag