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The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets.

Is it a Good Idea to Use Your Pet as an Alarm Clock?

Does your sleeping space also function as a bed for your canine or feline companion? Is your dog or cat habitually waking you up in the morning with a purposeful gnaw or paw at your face? If so, you are one of many owners having such habitual relationships with their pets. Yet, are these pet behaviors appropriate and could they even lead to health problems among human caretakers?  
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