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Why is my dog sleeping so much? Five Vet-reviewed reasons

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Why is my dog sleeping so much? Five Vet-reviewed reasons


Puppies make a great first pet. They’re playful, loving, needy, and they happen to like sleeping. As with humans, animals also need to sleep.  What are the answers to these questions? How much sleep do puppies need, and why sleep so much for them? Let’s answer these!

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How many hours of sleep should a puppy get per day?

You may not believe it, but the average healthy pup sleeps between 18 to 20 hours per day! This is not surprising, considering how quickly they develop. Many factors are involved in determining how much sleep your pup requires to maintain and encourage good health. The age, size, and energy level of the dog will all be factors.

If your dog sleeps for only 15 hours, you should be concerned.



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