When a puppy sleeps its immune system, nervous system and your metabolism working better. Therefore, it is important that it have a good sleep. Just as human babies, infants also need sleep. According to the master’s veterinary BC At this stage of his life, until about the 4 months, puppies in need of rest, because its development is full steam ahead. a The stages of sleep breeding Pups and adult dogs, have two phases of sleep: superficial or slow brain waves and rapid eye movement (REM). In practice surface, the dog stands still and alert, has a deep and rhythmic breathing, blood pressure, metabolism and brain activity decreases. First phase of sleep may wake up suddenly rearing due to sensory stimuli.
The practice lasts 10 the surface 20 minutes. Second phase of sleep in the second phase, REM, the dog’s eyelids move, hence the name “Rapid eye movement.” Breathing in this stage is more irregular, rapid and shallow – at times the dog seems to be breathing. Movements also occur in the legs, muscles of the face and ears. Sleep duration of young Baby sleep a lot, going from 12 hours a day, at intervals of time. Already, adult dogs, they sleep on average nine hours per day.
Puppies and adult dogs can extend that time shall be left alone without the company of its owner. Will the young dream? You must already have noticed that sometimes when you are sleeping raising, beating, cries or shakes paws, therefore, do not panic, ‘a l’re dreaming! ” According to investigations made in dogs brain waves, the answer is yes. According to them, it was found that certain canine brain activity during sleep, are like those when a person is dreaming. Credit: Marc Mathieu-2011. Thus, it is almost right to the best friend too dreams! Another interesting feature is that the young and old dogs dream more than adult dogs. What the young dream? The content of the dreams of the young is still a mystery. One idea that’s the way they relate to the world: The more the child uses vision and spoken language and farming uses more hearing and smell. So the dream of them must be different from humans. Luis Carlos da equipe e professor of basis for monographs Monografia e TCC.