Gotta sleep superman

This is what your dog's sleeping position says about his or her well-being

Dogs always fascinate us - even when they are sleeping. To rest, dogs look for each other certain lying positions out. Often they choose this according to their well-being: Dogs that are completely relaxed tend to lie differently than those who feel unsafe in their surroundings. Read here how you can tell how your dog is doing when he sleeps.

The side sleeper

Dogs often lie on their side when they see one short nap want to do. However, some dogs sleep for several hours in this position.

If your dog sleeps in this position, he feels he is in his environment safe and secure. He shows his stomach quite openly, which theoretically makes him vulnerable. But since the dog feels comfortable, he does not need to protect him and can sleep undisturbed in this position.

The Fox

Dogs adopt this sleeping position when they are curl up and the Pull paws close to your body. The tail is also drawn in and the belly is no longer visible.

It may be that the dog does not feel completely safe in his environment and not make yourself vulnerable want when he sleeps like this. Because dogs do this too Generate heat many dogs choose this sleeping position in winter.

The stomach sleeper

If your dog lies on his stomachwhile he sleeps, and doing it his paws close to the body he lies in the typical stomach-sleeper position.

Dogs that sleep like this probably just can little nap. The muscles cannot relax completely in this position, which is why your dog feels like this probably not in deep sleep will be located. Dogs get back on their feet quickly from this position.

The superman

This sleeping position is very similar to the stomach sleeper. However, with Superman they are Forelegs of the dog forward and the Hind legs backwards stretched out.

A dog that sleeps in this position can pop up again quicklyto start again. He will probably only be gathering strength for a short time. Puppies that take a short break while playing are also often in this position.

The back sleeper

Just as dogs sleep on their stomachs, some also like to lie on their backs. In doing so, they stretch all paws from yourself and look relaxed.

These are dogs that usually choose this position too. After all, they show their stomach completely unprotected. That proves trust and your dog feels good. In addition: In this position dogs can cool well, which is why they often choose this sleeping position in summer.

Only with mistress or master

Some dogs sleep best when their caregiver is next to them. If your dog likes to cuddle with you and if he falls asleep in this position, it shows true trust and a strong bond. Your dog feels comfortable with you safe and secure.

Every dog ‚Äč‚Äčtakes different sleeping positions over and over again in the course of its life. You can tell when and where your dog feels particularly comfortable. Even when the dog is sleeping, he shows us with his Body language clearly how he's doing.