Is Letting Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed OK

Co-sleeping can provide a sense of security, closeness and comfort for both you and pup.

Bonding & Comfort

Dog movements, snoring or demands to go out can disrupt human sleep cycles.  

Potential Disturbances

Bed hogs can decidedly shrink usable sleeping space for couples.  

Space Issues

Dog dander proximity can exacerbate nighttime allergy symptoms for sensitive owners.


Young pups may still have overnight potty accidents on plush bedding.   


Letting dogs sleep at human head level could spur possessive behavior.  

Dominance Issues 

Dog-to-human disease transmission is rare but possible via pet parasites.

Health Risks

Meeting Your Dog’s Essential Health Needs