It's no secret that being a pet or dog owner has a tremendous amount of health benefits. But, did you know that Fido could be the key to a great night's sleep?

According to, it's time to let your dog sleep in your bedroom with you. BUT, there is a catch. Let your dog in the bedroom, but not under the covers with you.

Researchers analyzed 40 adults who didn’t have sleep disorders (as well as their dogs), giving both humans and dogs activity trackers to monitor their sleeping habits. They found that sleeping in the same room as their dog helped people have a better night’s sleep, regardless of the dog’s breed.

Letting your dog in bed with you will actually reduce the quality of your sleep. Dogs and cats like to fidget and move while they sleep.

But, having your dog in the same bedroom will give you a sense of comfort and security.

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