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If you want to end the argument that you are leaving your pets in bed once and for all, one is new study in Anthrozoös the Journal of the International Society for Anthrozoology, has some answers. (See also: Breeds That You Can Walk With Your Dog)
There are many studies that investigate how sleeping with a partner has a positive effect on our sleep. Worse, the animals in our homes did not A lot of attention has been paid, even though 67 percent of American households now own a dog or a cat. (Associated: These 1
In a recent study of 962 American women conducted by researchers at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, more than half of the women surveyed shared – about 55 percent – her bed with one or more dogs and 31 percent hare with one or more cats, almost as many women as the 57 percent who share her bed with a human partner. (Related: Puppy pilates may be the cutest exercise trend you've ever seen)
Dog owners said they had less sleep disturbances and a stronger sense of security and security when their dogs slept in bed – even more so than with their partners sleeping cats, on the other hand, were considered as unpleasant as human partners and offered less comfort and safety than humans or dogs. Dog owners had fallen asleep more often than cat owners and earlier woke up to what the researchers attributed to the influence of their pets. (Associated: You may actually become healthier over the weekend))
The study used the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, which considers factors such as how often you have difficulty falling asleep or getting out of bed at night rise to determine the overall sleep quality. As 93 percent of respondents were pet owners, researchers found no significant difference in sleep quality between pet owners and non-pet owners. However, if you already have a pet and are struggling with anxiety, you'll wake up, that could be a signal that it's time to let the puppy into your bed – or kick the cat out of the bedroom.
This story originally appeared on MarthaStewart.com by Kate Winick. 19659009]