Zeus

why do dogs shake while they are sleeping deeply or are they dreaming?


Asked by Zeus on Nov 21st 2008 in Behavior & Training
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Abby

Yes, dogs dream when they are deeply asleep. They can twitch, shake, move their ears and eyes, make slurping noises as if they're eating or drinking, and even bark or growl in their sleep. Perfectly normal.


Abby answered on Nov 21st.

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Gray Dawn Treader

That's REM (Rapid Eye Movement). It's part of dreaming.


Gray Dawn Treader answered on 11/22/08. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


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