If you're anything like me, you STRUGGLE to get enough sleep.
Living with ADHD and autism makes sleep feel almost impossible for me, but I know how important it is to my mood, my health, and my focus.
And you know who else my lack of sleep affects?
Dogs need even more sleep than we do. About 16 hours PER DAY!
That's almost double our daily needs.
Dogs also have a shorter sleep cycle than we do, which means they wake more often - and need more - to experience the same effect as we do.
Because of this, I focus heavily on sleep in all of my training protocols. Sometimes fixing a lack of sleep makes enough difference in training to make things 10 times easier for their owner.
So today, I wanted to share with you my top tips to getting better sleep with your dog.
This one is really hard for me (thanks ADHD), but I manage to do okay when I realize that my dog needs it!
Dogs typically sleep overnight just like us, and they also tend to be...