I have an 8-year-old miniature pinscher who has slept with me every night since he was a puppy. Sometimes I wish I could just have the bed to myself, but I can't fall asleep without him cuddled up next to me. If your dog sleeps in bed with you, I think you'll relate to these 10 thoughts I have every night.

1. What if I squish the dog in my sleep?

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It's a legitimate fear.

2. Can dogs breathe under the covers?

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Seriously, how can they breathe in there?

3. I am so uncomfortable right now.

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Just...a little...more room...please!

4. Does it make me an awful person if I push this dog out of the bed?

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I just need to sleep without a dog on top of my legs every once in a while.

5. There's definitely not enough room in this bed for my dog.

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How does a dog take up more bed-space than a person?

6. Why didn't I train my dog to sleep in a pet bed?

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Probably because it chewed dog beds up as a puppy.

7. Where is my pet? I can't fall asleep without them.

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After a while sleeping without them just doesn't feel right.

8. Please stop licking the bed.

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I mean, it's just gross.

9. Yuck! When did your breath get so stinky?

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No amount of Greenie's can fix this dog breath.

10. This is the bond of a lifetime.

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Will I ever love anything as much as I love this co-sleeping dog?