Is it okay to sleep with a dog?

The habit of letting dogs sleep in the same bed, hugging a dog to sleep is quite common, as children often consider dogs as their friends. However, this is a bad habit that needs to be stopped.

In this article, let’s also search for a satisfactory answer about the benefits / harms of letting dogs sleep in the same bed, especially with young children .


First of all, letting dogs sleep together comes from the psychology of loving animals, wanting to have a friend to sleep with, especially with children. Co-sleeping with a pet will strengthen the bond between the owner and the dog.

However, the dog is still an animal, and it is easy to carry phosphorus pathogens to humans through contact, through the skin, affecting the health of the owner.

1. Flukes

This is the most common disease when sleeping with dogs. When you get a dog fluke, you will get diseases related to the intestinal tract of roundworms, hookworms … especially with young children because of sleeping, skin contact for a long time. .

2. Skin diseases

Dog fur causes an allergy to Microsporum canis, a bacteria that can be passed from person to person.

3. Asthma

It is a rather serious disease that is common in people or children who have problems with the respiratory tract.

Loving a pet in the house is essential, but there should also be certain limits, letting dogs sleep together is not recommended.

Above are the shares of J&PET, you can leave your personal opinions in the comment section to discuss this issue together.

One thought on “Is it okay to sleep with a dog?

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