This Dog's Bedtime Routine Is Absolutely Hilarious!

Fair-haired Mickey doesn’t get ready for bed the way your typical pup would. He effortlessly transforms what is normally a colorless event into an adventure of his own, which his parent luckily caught on camera for the world to be enthralled.

The National Sleep Foundation reports that the average dog sleeps between 12 and 14 hours every 24-hour cycle. Puppies, on the contrary, can sleep for 18 to 20 hours; that’s quite the mass of beauty sleep. Interestingly enough, our dogs go through sleep cycles just like we do; however, it doesn’t occur in the same way. Pups can sleep in short stretches, which means they reach deep sleep in about 10 minutes; very swift when compared to the 70 to 90 minutes it takes us to reach deep sleep.

On average, dogs can spend as much as half of their days asleep. That’s roughly; 30 percent awake but relaxed, and about 20 percent being active. Older pups need more sleep mostly because they become fatigued more easily and, generally, bigger breeds also spend more time sleeping.

Having mentioned this; the amount of sleep a dog requires ultimately rests on the individual pup, no pun intended. The general opinion that veterinarians hold is that we can’t put all dogs under one category. Their sleep and behaviors surrounding the subject can vary depending on their age, health, and simply their character.

Some pup breeds have dispositions toward being more or less active. The more active pertaining to Mickey; rather than going straight to his room, he embarks on a journey; encompassing the same hallways and rooms doing as many laps as he can. After a few rounds through the house, Mickey is satisfied and proceeds to enjoy his rest.

Take a look!

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