If sleep comes sparingly and assuming that you don't have kids or an overactive mind as the culprit, the blame may lay with your current non-canine sleeping partner. A new study put out by Canisius College in Buffalo suggests that kicking everyone and everything out of your bed except for the dog may help.

Survey data found cats and humans were equally disruptive to women's sleep; dogs are least likely to wake them in the middle of the night. Cats also provided less feelings of comfort and security than both humans and dogs in bed.

But what of the sleeping partners of men? The study says that the results were similar for both sexes, so dogs still reign king above all else for helping secure a good night's sleep and aren't just man's best friend...

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