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GAdobemom
05-14-2006, 00:39
I know a thread like this was done a while back but I would like to see some new responses or give other people who didn't see the last one a chance to post. I'll start with my very rotten "Gaston" he sure can take up lots of space in a king size bed!

Tilley
05-14-2006, 02:22
My 85-pound german shepherd "Tilley" sleeps on the foot of the bed (more like the bottom half of the bed) between my wife and I. She's our baby...

HarlDane
05-14-2006, 10:38
From the first night in the hotel on our trip to pick him up, my Great Dane has shared the bed with our 8 year old son. Now he's 11 months old and 140lbs, and still sleeping with his older yet much smaller brother.

jpzaf
05-14-2006, 14:12
Our two dogs sleep in the bed with us.

One is a 90lb Alaskan Malamute and the other is a 50lb Husky.

One sleeps at my wifes feet and the other sleeps between us near the foot of the bed. This weekend my wife was away and the little husky took over her spot:upeyes:

It's really nice oon a cold Maine night to snuggle up to a warm sleddog.

Walter45Auto
05-14-2006, 14:26
Nope. 180 lbs of me + 75 or so lbs of Bosco = not able to fit in my twin size bed.


:freak:






:reindeer: :50cal:

Dalton Wayne
05-14-2006, 14:30
http://pixpipeline.com/s/21c5f56e4f1e.jpg (http://pixpipeline.com/d/21c5f56e4f1e.jpg)

Glockgirl26
05-16-2006, 09:46
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b191/Glockgirl26/sleeping.jpg

PeterJasonMN
05-16-2006, 12:55
My 75# Golden Retriever will sometimes. It's not that bad. She just curls up and passes out.

The problem now however is I have my dad's 7# chihuahua. That thing is a bigger PITA to share a bed with than the retriever.

Blitzer
05-16-2006, 13:04
My cats sleep wherever they please.

Sometimes my old girl Precious will sleep next to me on my second pillow or at my right side near my ribs. The young cat Goldie will sleep at my knee cross wise. If I get up to use the toilet or get a drink she will lay across the spot I was sleeping. I will need to be slowly push her over enough for me to lay down, whining all the way she does!

She will grunt if disturbed. :freak:



Precious at 5 years now nearly 6 years old (http://www.catster.com/?262058) http://files.dogster.com/pix/cats/58/262058/262058_1139580478.jpg

Goldie at 12 months now 1 1/2 years old (http://www.catster.com/?262078)

http://files.dogster.com/pix/cats/78/262078/262078_1139585785.jpg

SouthernGal
05-16-2006, 15:08
When I first divorced Sassy Red Delight used to sleep in my queen sized bed with me. Always under the covers (just like any dachshund would). When I upped to a king size bed I went to white sheets though and she currently spends her nights on the floor in a child's sleeping bag...so that only her nose sticks out.

I know, I'm a meeeeaaaannnn mommy.

bk30
05-16-2006, 22:22
Our Abby sometimes is joined in bed by one of her cats. She is 6 and has slept with us since day one.

http://www.bkeen.com/images/apes/Abby_sleeping.jpg

ATL Peach Girl
05-17-2006, 00:38
oh dear heavens!! BEST. THREAD. EVER.

BEST. PICS. EVER.


My old cat used to take 3/4ths of the bed......he would stretch out sideways. I got like 1 foot of the bed. He would push into me with his feet too.............

GotGlock1917
05-17-2006, 00:58
Both of our bichon boys sleep with us every night.
Unlike most dogs I have known, neither will get under the covers. I think it is just too warm for them.

The bichon frise is non-shedding and typically hypoallergenic. They make great pillows.:supergrin: They are more like a soft, warm, live stuffed animal.

John

SouthernGal
05-17-2006, 07:00
Originally posted by SouthernGal
When I first divorced Sassy Red Delight used to sleep in my queen sized bed with me. Always under the covers (just like any dachshund would). When I upped to a king size bed I went to white sheets though and she currently spends her nights on the floor in a child's sleeping bag...so that only her nose sticks out.

I know, I'm a meeeeaaaannnn mommy.

As I said, only her nose sticks out.

Glockgirl26
05-17-2006, 10:08
Originally posted by SouthernGal
As I said, only her nose sticks out.

That's cuter than hell!:supergrin:

Moe likes to "help" make the bed...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b191/Glockgirl26/DSCN0902.jpg

Walter45Auto
05-17-2006, 13:48
:supergrin: I love seeing pics of Moe.:supergrin:


:freak:






:reindeer: :50cal:

Glockgirl26
05-17-2006, 14:27
Originally posted by Walter45Auto
:supergrin: I love seeing pics of Moe.:supergrin:


:freak:






:reindeer: :50cal:

Me too!:supergrin:

M2 Carbine
05-19-2006, 17:55
Maggie was a barn cat. One of about 10. Somehow she ran a big Mesquite thorn up through her paw into her wrist. On first trip to the Vets, when I saw her favoring the paw, a Vet said she removed a thorn but there was so much confusing that day I'm not sure anyone even looked at the cat.

Almost two weeks later and Maggie was still favoring the paw I took her back to the Vets. This time I talked to the owner and told him to look close because there was definitely something wrong with her paw.

When I went back that evening the Vet said, You aren't going to believe this.
He had cut out a 1 inch long thorn out through the top of her wrist, that had entered through her paw.

I kept Maggie in the house for a couple days to let her get over the operation and to keep the open wound clean.
The second night she jumped up on the bed and laid down against my right side. That's where she sleeps every night.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Maggie.jpg

sarge40
05-19-2006, 20:54
They sleep wherever they want:


In bed

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a86/sarge40/DSC00976.jpg


Next to our feet

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a86/sarge40/DSC01103.jpg


In my lap at the computer

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a86/sarge40/DSC01144.jpg



We know who owns our place :supergrin:

ATL Peach Girl
05-19-2006, 21:51
STILL. THE. BEST. THREAD. EVER. :countingsheep: :perfect10:

DrMark
05-19-2006, 23:14
When growing up, our Golden Retriever always slept on the bed with me.

Walter45Auto
05-20-2006, 12:01
Originally posted by Blitzer
My cats sleep wherever they please.

Dude, cats ALWAYS do.


:freak:






:reindeer: :50cal:

prisonguardk-9
05-21-2006, 08:04
Here's Colin in bed

fiveinarow
05-21-2006, 08:10
... WOULD sleep with us if we let them. The 100 lb. Golden Retriever is just too big to join two adults in a Queen-sized bed!

The 80 lb. Australian Shepherd isn't much smaller, but when I get the chance to take an afternoon nap I spread an old, blue sheet over the bedspread and he knows that's his signal! He bounds onto the bed and flops beside me for a nap.

Lone_Wolfe
05-22-2006, 22:09
Both of my Kitties own the bed and allow me to share it with them. Here's a pic of one of them contemplating Suicide-By-Owner (messing with mommie's new orchid). They are tooooo loveable!

:teddy:

Lone_Wolfe
05-22-2006, 22:14
Ooops, here's the pic..

UtahIrishman
05-22-2006, 22:28
Here's two of our critters hogging the bed while I bury myself under the covers.

http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/9431/hpim01815gt.th.jpg (http://img143.imageshack.us/my.php?image=hpim01815gt.jpg)

Kill Bill
05-31-2006, 19:25
here's an older pic of a couple of our dogs, long outdated because we now have NINE plus a puppy we're fostering until his family can take him.

on the bed at bedtime is maxwell, the foster puppy (some kind of aussie mix), sasha, our 14 week-old unknown mix, and simani, our 12 year-old pom/terrier mix. usually a couple of other dogs rotate on/off the bed during the night.

OSSI
05-31-2006, 19:41
Well ,we got 2 Danes and three minifoxies (Rat terriers)We had to take out a wall between two bedrooms to make one, so we could fit two Kingsize beds, because specially the danes use lots of space:supergrin:

Droanx
06-02-2006, 19:11
I let my dog sleep with me on the couch. When we had her as a pup she would lay on my chest and listen to my heart and fall asleep. Lady likes couches. At night she sleeps in a kennel next to my fiance's bed. (My apartment doesn't allow dogs so she lives with my fiance) My fiance has trouble sleeping at night so she usually cuddles with Lady....Lady usually ends up in her kennel in the morning she just likes it there for some reason. Here is a pic of her helping in the kitchen.

OSSI
06-02-2006, 19:22
Originally posted by Droanx
I let my dog sleep with me on the couch. When we had her as a pup she would lay on my chest and listen to my heart and fall asleep. Lady likes couches. At night she sleeps in a kennel next to my fiance's bed. (My apartment doesn't allow dogs so she lives with my fiance) My fiance has trouble sleeping at night so she usually cuddles with Lady....Lady usually ends up in her kennel in the morning she just likes it there for some reason. Here is a pic of her helping in the kitchen.

We had a Beagle about 10 years ago. The only untainable breed :)
They do want they want

OSSI
06-02-2006, 19:30
My wife went with him to obedience class. He just didn.t want to do what he was asked. So the trainer took him and said every dog can be trained. He tried for a bout 10 Minutes. Then he brought him back and said there are exeptions :supergrin:

Marauder.45
06-02-2006, 19:37
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d48/xkyl9595/8-26-5016.jpg

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d48/xkyl9595/DSC00521.jpg


Not so much anymore. If I am away on business then they do. I will take naps with them.

Droanx
06-02-2006, 19:50
Originally posted by OSSI
My wife went with him to obedience class. He just didn.t want to do what he was asked. So the trainer took him and said every dog can be trained. He tried for a bout 10 Minutes. Then he brought him back and said there are exeptions :supergrin:


She is slightly trained. She sits, lays down, shakes, "dances," and every now then she will stay. She also stops running away on MY command. She got loose twice and I had to yell sternly but she stopped right before the road and laid down. She also retrieves when she feels like it.

All in all Beagles are hard to train...it took me 2 days to get her to sit. All the other things took just as long.

Don't get me started with beagles on a leash. :freak:

OSSI
06-02-2006, 19:56
Originally posted by Droanx
She is slightly trained. She sits, lays down, shakes, and every now then she will stay. She also stops running away on MY command. She got loose twice and I had to yell sternly but she stopped right before the road and laid down. She also retrieves when she feels like it.

All in all Beagles are hard to train...it took me 2 days to get her to sit but I did do it. All the other things took just as long.

Good achievement:)
But don't forget, she sits, lays down and stays because she wants to;)

Droanx
06-02-2006, 19:58
Originally posted by OSSI
Good achievement:)
But don't forget, she sits, lays down and stays because she wants to;)

Yea she wants that treat that comes with it!!! This dog is special to me. It's my first. Parents never let me have one as a kid. :cool:

pixel218
06-03-2006, 23:19
Our cats still haven't figured out that 2 adults and 3 cats don't fit in a full size bed.....or maybe they have....either way, somehow the five of us squeeze in every night. Barely.

ZGlock #427
06-07-2006, 21:51
My Rat Terrier Lexi. I didnt know that we had other Rat owners on here :) Both taken with my crappy camera phone :upeyes:

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i88/zipzapp29/Lexi2.jpg

sleeping with her favorite toy, a childrens winter glove on our pullout couch


http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i88/zipzapp29/Lexi1.jpg

Passed out!

OSSI
06-08-2006, 00:15
Originally posted by ZGlock #427
My I didnt know that we had other Rat owners on here :)

Attachements are not working , so I can't post a pic from our ratties.
But if you click the link and scroll down to Madame O (Missis OSSI)you find two pics from them:)

http://www.glocktalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=503519&highlight=rat+terrier

Lisa Stone
06-08-2006, 08:44
Hi, I'm Lisa and I'm new.
I am so glad to see a pet forum here!
We have two dogs (Loki and Turtle) and they are both allowed to sleep with us. Turtle usually sleeps in a big chair because she chooses to, but Loki sleeps right between me and my husband :\ lol, all 70 lbs of him!!!

Dalton Wayne
06-08-2006, 12:41
http://pixpipeline.com/st/b5d3eacc77aa.jpg (http://pixpipeline.com/d/b5d3eacc77aa.jpg)

Lone_Wolfe
06-08-2006, 13:50
Originally posted by prisonguardk-9
Here's Colin in bed




So where do YOU sleep?

Iceman 27
06-13-2006, 09:58
We normally don't let our little Maltese/Sheatzu (the censor keeps on picking the correct spelling) cross on to our bed...but guess it's bee cold lately and my wife's away, Cookie now comes onto bed next to me in the morning as soon as I wake up and try to snuggle befoe we all got up...wait until my wife comes back and he does that to her! So what do you say that I don't tell her that now he does this? LOL :supergrin:

pesticidal
06-13-2006, 10:22
My Wheaton usually sleeps with my son. When he's at his mom's place, she's supposed to sleep on the floor, but I wake up in the middle of the night, sweating up a storm. She'll sneak up onthe bed somehow and lay next to my legs. She generates a lot of heat...



:freak:

WD8T
06-13-2006, 16:42
Minni, 18 lbs of feeeeerocious lhasa Apso, occassionally lets me have more than 1/4 of my own bed. She is sooooo thoughtful. This is what she looks like in the morning before coffee, of course....I took the pict on my vacation last October. It was raining and she got out of bed 1 hour after we did..just standing there with one eye that just didn't want to open..

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/w9rpe/Sleepy.jpg

loandr.
06-17-2006, 16:08
please ive already lost the couch

loandr.
06-17-2006, 16:08
enjoy....

kikr
06-18-2006, 19:02
Actually, it's more like we sleep on his bed!

ATL Peach Girl
06-18-2006, 22:10
great pics everyone!!!!

keep 'em coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anthem
07-01-2006, 09:48
A couple of Schnauzers in bed

fastvfr
07-03-2006, 23:42
Ooooh! Is this Multiple Choice?!?

Question: Who allows their pets to sleep with them?


Answer:

A. People who prefer disobedient dogs with dominance issues.

B. People who enjoy being woken whenever Rover rolls over.

C. People who haven't read past the cute picture on Page 1 of their copy of 'Raising Puppy'.

D. ALL THE ABOVE.


The answer is D, all the above.

Heck, that was a cinch...

Davegrave
07-03-2006, 23:50
http://img107.imageshack.us/img107/4743/dapperbed3uk.jpg

Oooh Oooh, option E. People who are cool and not total haters of the way other people decide to enjoy their pets!

Jerk. :clown:

Errick
07-04-2006, 06:26
Originally posted by GAdobemom
I know a thread like this was done a while back but I would like to see some new responses or give other people who didn't see the last one a chance to post. I'll start with my very rotten "Gaston" he sure can take up lots of space in a king size bed!

Mostly we are allowed to sleep with them.

:cool:

gimmejr
07-06-2006, 09:42
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v216/gimmejr/lucy.jpg

cznut
07-12-2006, 06:24
Heres the little 9oz critter we rescued that was living in our wood pile with his now big sister Katy getting ready to do some serious napphttp://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e181/twotap/randys.jpging.

cznut
07-12-2006, 06:25
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e181/twotap/randys.jpg

GAdobemom
07-12-2006, 07:46
cznut that is very cute!!!!

LAWDOGKMS
07-12-2006, 08:17
I'm going to get flamed for this, but I have to speak their mind.

I know some people really, really love their pets..

I've even owned 4 different dogs at different periods in my life.

I used to let one of them sleep at the foot of my bed when I was single.

Hell....even my parents allow their little dog to sleep on the foot of their bed at times.

But to allow a dog to sleep under the covers or anywhere near your pillow.............NASTY...is all I can say.

You'll be rolling around in the feces they accidentally stepped in and carried in between their toes, the pinworms they picked up from that nasty snack they ate in the backyard, not to mention animals just smell like............animals.

I like my bed to smell fresh, like sheets just out of the dryer..

I can tell the second I walk through someone's front door whether or not they have pets in the house..

I think it's kind of gross, and just unhealthy, but I guess "to each his own"...

3 weelin geezer
07-12-2006, 12:14
Here's mine. I came out of the shower and found her sleeping in my bed. I snapped a couple of pix before she woke up and smiled. Kinda like saying 'just keeping it warm for you'.



http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g257/3_weelin_geezer/PICT0076.jpg

jimmy da wuss
07-15-2006, 17:06
Originally posted by LAWDOGKMS
I'm going to get flamed for this, but I have to speak their mind.

I know some people really, really love their pets..

I've even owned 4 different dogs at different periods in my life.

I used to let one of them sleep at the foot of my bed when I was single.

Hell....even my parents allow their little dog to sleep on the foot of their bed at times.

But to allow a dog to sleep under the covers or anywhere near your pillow.............NASTY...is all I can say.

You'll be rolling around in the feces they accidentally stepped in and carried in between their toes, the pinworms they picked up from that nasty snack they ate in the backyard, not to mention animals just smell like............animals.

I like my bed to smell fresh, like sheets just out of the dryer..

I can tell the second I walk through someone's front door whether or not they have pets in the house..

I think it's kind of gross, and just unhealthy, but I guess "to each his own"...

And you're hanging out in this forum because...?????

As my location line indicates, my wife and I have cats. Eight of them (I think), soon to be nine. I love them all dearly, but ours tend to be pretty nocturnal, so I insist on closing the door to keep them out of the bedroom at night. I have to get up pretty early, so I can't afford to be woken up three or four times a night by someone biting my feet under the blankets or getting into a kitty slapfight with a new housemate. My wife thinks I'm a bit of an ogre for this. Of course, when I work nights, they get free reign. Then, when I get home at 9am, she complains about being tired because the cats kept her up.

I do have some sleepy cat pics, but they're on my PC at home. I'll post them later.

Blitzer
07-15-2006, 17:40
Originally posted by M2 Carbine
Maggie was a barn cat. One of about 10. Somehow she ran a big Mesquite thorn up through her paw into her wrist. On first trip to the Vets, when I saw her favoring the paw, a Vet said she removed a thorn but there was so much confusing that day I'm not sure anyone even looked at the cat.

Almost two weeks later and Maggie was still favoring the paw I took her back to the Vets. This time I talked to the owner and told him to look close because there was definitely something wrong with her paw.

When I went back that evening the Vet said, You aren't going to believe this.
He had cut out a 1 inch long thorn out through the top of her wrist, that had entered through her paw.

I kept Maggie in the house for a couple days to let her get over the operation and to keep the open wound clean.
The second night she jumped up on the bed and laid down against my right side. That's where she sleeps every night.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Maggie.jpg

I love Calicos, I miss my Patches.

http://www.catster.com/?262408

jimmy da wuss
07-15-2006, 21:15
Here are the pics:

Peter (who is currently MIA from the house of a friend who adopted him :sigh: ) was nice enough to take advantage of the space UNDER the bed.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/peterunderbed.jpg

Muffin, whom we are fostering while she waits for an operation, shows off her "morgue" look in the bathtub.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/muffintub.jpg

Maggie (AKA Mad Maggie) insists on only the finest accomodations...

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/maggieundercover.jpg

...while Molly is just happy to have a home. ("You mean this isn't the cat bed????")

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/mollysink2.jpg

Brynn (and my wife!!!) demonstrate why I now keep the door shut. :upeyes:

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/jamesbrynnbed.jpg

Flutter takes advantage of our luxurious guest quarters.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/CIMG1712.jpg

Simi decides that he really prefers Maggie's spot better than any of the available space.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/maggiesimicuddle.jpg

Unfortunately, in the end, I'm forced to pirate Percy's favorite spot. Trust me: He was NOT amused! :impatient:

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/poetknight/jamespercypony.jpg

Great thread, guys. Keep 'em coming! :supergrin:

cznut
07-17-2006, 10:28
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e181/twotap/3911ca32.jpg

cznut
07-17-2006, 10:30
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e181/twotap/kawi006.jpg

GAdobemom
07-17-2006, 19:26
Thanks everyone for posting such great pictures. Keep up the good work!! We have to just ignore the negative comments and maybe they will just leave this thread, but jimmy da wuss had a great question for them, as to why they were here in the first place. It looks like we animal lovers are the majority as it should be!

keith56
07-17-2006, 19:31
Two Pit Bulls both SNORE!!!!!:cool: :supergrin: :)

3 weelin geezer
07-17-2006, 21:52
nudge them.

cessnastud
07-24-2006, 00:09
Let the record state that it is not I who "lets" the dog on the bed, it is my better half. It doesn't really bother me, but this way it appears that I am willing to comprimise and make sacrifices. Hell, the dog sleeps on the bed when she's not there, so who's counting. I think I got a good pic of the little monster around here somewhere. I'll post it if I find it.

BTW, great looking animals, folks!

Arc Angel
07-24-2006, 00:21
:upeyes: Hmmm? Didn't know I had a choice! I have skillfully managed to slowly (but surely) train my: Pit Bull, Dachshund, and Maine Coon Cat to sleep on top of my wife. Sure she complains; but, I just play dumb, shrug my shoulders, and go, 'Don't know why they insist on doing that! :supergrin:

DennisH
07-24-2006, 04:11
Here are our "pups" in their usual pose when food is around. The blondie is "Emma" who is somewhere around 10 y/o and a rescue dog who was severly abused when we took her in May 2000. She's the sweetest of the bunch. "Noah" the black lab, age 9, is my boy, loveable but dumber than a box of rocks. We got him in 1999 from one of my troops, whose child developed an allergy to animals, and we had just put our 14 y/o lab down. The little girl is "Ally McBeagle" who is 6 y/o, the smartest of the bunch, and also a rescue dog (2002), who was discarded by three previous families and found abandonded near Standish, MI. She's a weenie-dog/beagle mix, so she is also known as "the Weagle." Noah sleeps with our 17 y/o daughter; Emma either on the floor or in bed with us, and the Weagle in a little cage in our room. We'd let her sleep with us, but she's such a territorial little goober, that all she does is snarl and snap at night when Emma wants to hop up. Ally is much more contrite in the cage, and we get some sleep. All three are spoiled rotten to the core, and we enable it! Our 20 y/o daughter at college misses the darn dogs more than us!

GAdobemom
07-28-2006, 16:54
Here is Gaston(by pillow) and Roxy just chilling!

Mochahooligan
07-29-2006, 14:27
Our 85 pound Golden who is 11 months old sleeps with us for bou tan hour then gets off the bed and sleeps by the vent.

PrincessCelica
07-30-2006, 18:55
Unfortunately I don't have any pictures, but my kitty Velvet has always slept with me. She used to sleep mostly by my feet, but lately she's taken to sleeping next to my left shoulder. During the winter though, she slept with Vin instead. He's a lot warmer. She was raised in Phoenix so the Flagstaff weather was a bit too cold for her.:)

PDogSniper
08-01-2006, 12:14
Got Rusty from a SPCA Rescue Shelter... Pretty obvious he feels like he fell into a bucket of doggy biscuits...

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid202/p9ac4f9df88aa3400f99a9b2e1e9434f1/efbfe5bb.jpg

jimmy da wuss
08-03-2006, 04:09
Great shot, PDog. And, yes, it's pretty obvious that he did just that.

BexarWolf
08-03-2006, 07:09
On the subject of dogs in bed and "nasties", etc. I'm 44 years old and have slept in a bed for the majority of the times I've slept. I'm an animal lover. My girlfriend is with a Boxer Rescue here in Austin and we get all kinds of Boxers through our doors. Yes, it smells like we have dogs in the house because we HAVE dogs in the house. The house isn't unsanitary...it's lived in. We have our priorities and a house that looks like you're not allowed to touch anything isn't one of them.

We have two resident dogs and two foster dogs in the house right now....all of which were pulled from animal shelters. Seeing as how I've had the luxury of sleeping on a soft bed most all of my life, I don't mind periodically giving up bed space to another creature who's slept on concrete floors or curled up in the brush somewhere. Or, worse yet, chained up outside fighting off cold, heat and bugs. Our dogs are clean (as clean as a dog can be) and my pillow probably smells like dog. Do I care? Nope. I'm happy, they're happy, my girlfriend is happy. Hell, I've relinquished the bed to all the dogs and my girlfriend and slept on the futon at times because I know (or at least hope) I'll outlive the dogs so there will be plenty of time to sleep on the bed when they go. The cleanest sheets I'll sleep in will be the ones lining my coffin.....and that's the way I want it to be. To modify an old saying, "I'll get all the sleep on clean sheet I want when I'm dead".

Sorry for the long-winded post. I now return you to your regularly scheduled thread.