About the Author: Dr. Finlay Tayler (DVM), a Harvard veterinary graduate, brings his five years of diverse experience to MyPetDoggie. Passionate about all animals, and a proud dog owner, he balances full-time veterinary practice with contributing expert insights to our content. Dr. Tayler’s love for the outdoors, cycling, and love for dogs enrich his holistic perspective on dogs care.
When you have a dog in your life, you want to spend as much time as you can with him or her. But in order for your dog to feel comfortable around you 24/7, you need to pay attention to how he’s feeling. You try to know everything about him!
While trying to do so, Do you know how many dog days are in a human day? Do you know what is a dog day? We’re here to tell you just that! If you spend one day with your dog, you actually spend 7 days with them. Yes, our one day is equivalent to 7 days of dog days.
So, from now on you can do calculations in a new way. If you want to know how many dog days you have spent with your dog, multiply the days by 7! Well, you spend quite a lot of time with them!
Kind of funny right? But this article is based on thorough research. If you want to know more about it, keep on reading, we’ll explore the topic in more detail.
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What actually is a dog day?
A human day is equivalent to 7 dog days, it’s as simple as that. If you want to count how many days you have spent with your dog with respect to the dog’s world calendar, just multiply the human days with 7, and you’ll get the answer.
You must be wondering how it is that one human day is equivalent to 7 days of dog days? What is the logic behind it? Don’t think too much, this calculation is based on the average sleeping hours of dogs per day.
The sleeping patterns and sleeping hours of dogs both differ from that of humans. On average dogs take 14 – 16 hours of sleep in one day. When we do the calculation based of these sleeping hours of dogs, we come to the conclusion that there are 7 dog days in a single human day.