Women sleep better with dogs by their sides, study suggests

Posted: 10:09 AM, Nov 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-27 19:29:10Z

Come on, let Fido up on the bed — you could get a better night's sleep as a result.

Researchers say women who share their beds with dogs get a better night's rest.

According to the study in the Journal of the International Society for Anthrozoology , female dog owners reported less disturbed sleep while also experiencing greater feelings of comfort and security.

It's important to note, however, these results are based on self-reported data and not an objective measure.

But bad news, cat owners: the study found women who slept side-by-side with their feline friends did not report the same sleep benefits.