Everyone has watched their dog sleep and wondered why does my dog sleep so much. While sleeping a lot is very normal for dogs when is it considered excessive.
Sleep is very important in the overall health of pets. Sleep is a pet’s natural way to recharge their bodies and get ready for the next day. If your pet can't sleep, they may be more prone to illness and disease. Sleep helps them regulate everything from brain function to digestive function as well.
Most dogs will sleep 12 to 15 hours a day. Puppies will spend almost 20 hours a day sleeping. Again this can vary from size and breed but also from the particular individual as well. Some pups are just lazier than others.
There are many things that you can do to help your pet sleep more. A soft comfy bed will make your dog want to spend more time sleeping. Also, if your dog seems very anxious, you may try supplements like giving them CBD oil. This will help decrease the stress will help your pet sleep more.