This is why your dog should sleep in your bed every night

This one's for all the dog-lovers out there...  

According to a new study in the US, there are countless reasons why your beloved pooch should share a bed with you.

1. They make you healthier

Who knew dogs can actually lower your risk of heart disease? Believe it or not, but dogs help minimize stress which will lower cholesterol and triglycerides levels. If you recently suffered a heart attack, sleeping with your dogc can help you recover faster too. 

2. They help you sleep better

If you suffer from insomnia or restlessnes, numerous studies have reported that having a dog in the bed can help chase stress away. The rhythymic sound of breathing works better than a lullaby! 

3. They make you feel safe

This is especially beneficial if you live alone. You will sleep easier knowing there's nothing to worry about if you're dog is keeping guard throughout the night.

4. They help with depression 

It's a known fact that dogs help with depression. We all know how hard it is to get to sleep when you're head is in a bad place... Petting a dog raises your oxytocin levels, which is a feel good hormone that increases relaxation, trust and well-being.