One of the questions I am asked regularly is “Is what my dog doing normal?”. There are many behaviours that dogs act out that make them adorable goofy oddballs and some things they do are really rather gross. It can be tricky to know what is normal ‘dogs will be dogs’ behaviour and what should be a cause for concern.
Amongst the top topics are licking urine, eating poop, crazed zoomies, chasing bikes, humping, and, well the list is quite extensive. In most cases, these are all perfectly normal behaviours. They are just not something that we are familiar or even comfortable with. However, when it comes to sleeping, there are some general guidelines that can help you determine whether your dog is normal or not.
How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need?
It can come as a surprise to new owners just how much a dog sleeps. Similarly, sleep problems can be missed if owners do not know how much…