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Hi everyone,

Our one-year-old blue heeler now burrows into blankets and under pillows any chance he gets. He used to sleep on the bed when we let him, but now he waits beside the bed until someone lifts the covers slightly, and then he burrows as far under the covers as he can. If we let him on the couch, he pokes his head under a pillow to sleep. I took him camping last week, and he burrowed down, head-first, into the foot of my sleeping bag for the night.

It's pretty ridiculously cute sometimes. Anyone else's dog like to sleep like this?
 

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Our rat terrier, Ranger, does this. He loooves to sleep under the covers. So much so that my stepmother actually made him his own "blankie." If we're sitting on the couch and he wants to be covered up, he'll walk over to his blankie and paw at it until we cover him up with it. It's so cute!

When we first got Mayzie, she didn't want to be covered up at all. Then we could cover up her body, but not her head. Now she insists on being completely covered up like Ranger.

I saw an interesting little study a few months ago that said that there are certain types of dogs that do this more than others. I *think* it was terriers, hounds and maybe Arctic types like huskies? If I find it, I'll post it.
 

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Aww, that's cute! My 7-year-old poodle loves to "dig" into the covers and sofa cushions, often burying a toy in the covers, then using her nose to cover it back up again. Burrowing, not so much, because even with their summer haircuts I think they just get too hot... but Dabney does like to "burrow" enough to have his face covered... whether under a sofa pillow, a large teddy bear, or even someone's rear end when they're sitting on the sofa!
 

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Oh, and Julia...thought it was interesting that the first comment says that they've never had a poodle that burrowed.
That is interesting! I wonder if it's because they were bred as water dogs and so prefer cooler temperatures around them.
 

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Haha, yes, actually my dogs do this too. Fredo especially (the bigger of the two).
He won't go to sleep without trotting around the bed and diving under covers, snorting, and making all kinds of a scene. We're pretty sure he just wants attention and cuddling before he sleeps. :)
 
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