Why do dogs sleep on your head?

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  1. SEVEN_PETS

    SEVEN_PETS PetForums VIP

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    Hi

    Ollie sometimes sleeps on my head and pushes his head to lay on mine. Why does he do this?
     
  2. happysaz133

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    I've never had a dog that does that :p I don't let mine sleep on the beds. Maybe he just likes to be close to you?
     
  3. SEVEN_PETS

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    he's allowed on the sofa.
     
  4. fluffosaur

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    You're nice and warm!! All of the heat escapes out of your head so thats where cats and dogs gravitate to. :)

    You'd think with all that fur they'd be warm enough. ;)
     
  5. Leah84

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    i don`t have a clue but muffin does it. at night she sleeps at the foot of the bed but if you lay down on the bed or the sofa during the day she`ll come and lay on your head lol she`s a nightmare to get off
     
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    They have ambitions to become a hat:D
     
  7. catz4m8z

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    Adam's like this too. He likes to curl up on my chest with his head under my chin or in my ear!:rolleyes: He is my most clingy dog though, wonder if that has anytthing to do with it?? I think that way they can make sure you dont leave when they are asleep!!:D
    Hannah prefers to sleep with her head next to yours so anytime you move it illicits a tail wag and a wet tongue in the face..:)
     
  8. GoldenShadow

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    Rupert never does it :huh:

    He gets quite warm quite easy though, I imagine it would be the heat thing.
     
  9. Leah84

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    hahaha muffin the hat :p

    she actually lays across my face or my neck. when we first brought her home she used to push her way under my head during the night so i had a lovely warm muffin pillow :rolleyes:
     
  10. alaun

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    Your pup should be called ear muffins:D
     
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    hahaha we have actually got ear muffs that are shaped and look like a dog.....maybe she`s seen my daughter wearing them and decided she`s keep my ears warm for me :eek:
     

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    :blush: you're daughter is very pretty!

    I bet her and Muffin are great friends :D
     
  13. Leah84

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    thanks, don`t let her looks fool you she`s a proper little devil lol

    they`re great together, every morning muffin goes up to her room door and barks to wake her up. it`s amazing how dogs get into a routine
     
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    The other day I woke up from a dream I was suffocating to find 2 dogs and a cat asleep on my head and neck.:eek:
    I hope they know they aren't the beneficiaries of my will should I be 'accidently' smothered in my sleep!:D
     
  15. Leah84

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    haha i`d sleep with one eye open :p
     
  16. littledigger

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    Our Charlie likes to put her head under your chin. aw:p
     
  17. sequeena

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    Mine have the tendancy to sleep next to my crotch :rolleyes:
     
  18. littledigger

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    lots of dogs like to do that. I wonder if its a comforter thing to do, like you see some young lads put there hand down there while walking. :)
     
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    Not to sound like a minger but I think it's the smell and the heat PMSL
     
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