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A Woman's Best Sleeping Partner

A Woman's Best Sleeping Partner

With which of these three animals do women get the best night’s sleep: a dog, a cat, or a person? A dog, according to a survey of 962 women across the U.S. whose results were published in the journal Anthrozoos.

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