The Position Your Dog Sleeps In Reveals Secrets About Their Personality

Did you know that the way your dog sleeps at night tells you a lot about their personality?  If you have, you noticed your dog sleeping in a weird position; this handy guide may help you understand why.

The most common position is the side sleeper.   This is the most peaceful position your dog can be in because he is completely relaxed. If your dog sleeps this way, it means that he is comfortable with his surroundings and the people that live with him.

dog sleeping positions

Your dog may sleep in a curled up position, called the “Fox,” with their legs tucked up underneath them, and their tails curled up to meet their chins. This position helps them conserve their body heat and protect their vital areas. Dogs who sleep like this are usually very gentle and easy-going.

dog sleeping positions

The “super pup” position is where a dog lies on its stomach with his front paws out, and its hind legs stretched out behind it. Dogs who sleep like this possess much energy and are probably very high-maintenance when it comes to exercise.

dog sleeping positions

The “crazy legs” position is when a dog is on its back with its legs in random positions in the air. This position is a sign that a dog is comfortable with its surroundings. Dogs who sleep like this have a bit of an independent streak.

dog sleeping positions

The “tummy curl” is a position where the dog is on its stomach and the front legs are stretched out behind it. This is a sign that the muscles are not fully relaxed enough for a dog to enter full REM sleep. This type of dog tends to be gentle and shy.

dog sleeping positions

If your dog is completely passed out on it’s back, your dog is trying to cool off, and these dogs tend to be quite confident in themselves.

dog sleeping positions

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