Does Your Dog Snore?

United States
September 5, 2007 2:01pm CST
Over the Labor Day Weekend, I had the pleasure of house sitting and keeping my best friend and his wife's dog, Mitsy, company for a couple of days and nights. That was a great pleasure as Mitsy, who is somewhere around 13 or 14 years old is getting tired. She is losing her hearing and she has a skin disorder and tired legs, but, believe you and me, she really has guts. When it is time to go to sleep, she comes upstairs (nearly 10 steps) and plops right down on her soft dog bed. The only unfortunate thing is, she snores. She snores like a "banshee", but it is not unbearable. The other noises she likes to make are those of slurping when she drinks her water and she sounds like she is choking when she eats. One thing I do know, no matter how much longer she has on this earth, she has been a blessing to my friend and his wife and she will always be remembered as a fun and loving dog after she is gone.
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7 responses
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
5 Sep 07
Mine snores like a demented vacume cleaner. I don't know which is worse, him or my wife. I'm going to get beaten for posting this.
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• United States
11 Sep 07
Sorry to hear that. I do not think you will get beaten. Just watch that you don't get your nose pinched once or twice in your sleep. Have a great day!
@herrbaggs (1308)
• United States
8 Sep 07
No my dog does not snore, but does she fart, it is so bad I will put the movie on pause and leave the room. There is no way she is going to get out of my chair. When she is gone, if I out live her, I am sure as I sit there with my oxygen tank to help me get through the COPD she gave me, I will remeber her fondly.
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@carmelanirel (20979)
• United States
5 Sep 07
Oh yes, I remember my dog snoring and I believe it did get worse as she got older.
• United States
11 Sep 07
Thanks for your response. Sometimes I think I get blamed for snoring when I think it might just be the cats we have. I personally do not have a dog at this time, but I am thinking about getting my wife a Husky for Christmas. Have a great day and thanks for the response.
@lightningMD (5932)
• United States
5 Sep 07
How nice of you to dog sit for your friends. Our dog doesnt snore,but she is only 5 months old. She does sometimes whimper and paw at things when she is sleeping. I assume she is dreaming. Misty sounds like a great dog. It is sad when our pets get older. I hate to see mine in pain. Hopefully Misty will continue to bring your friends love and companionship for alot more years.
• United States
11 Sep 07
These are my best friends and I will do anything for them. Mitsy has been with my friend's wife for nearly 13 years and I just saw a picture of her since she was a puppy. It is amazing how dogs age. Guess they age as we do, but at a faster rate of course. Even though Mitsy is not my dog, I have known her a couple of years now. She is a loving dog. Thanks for your response. Have a great day!
• United States
5 Sep 07
Well thats funny, I haven't heard my dog (that is when i used to have a dog) snore when he sleeps. By the way his name is Blackie. But I sure do know he farts ha ha ha.
• United States
11 Sep 07
Well, we all have to do that once in a while so that we do not explode. Hate to have your dog hold it in and explode! Have a great day!
@maybebaby (1231)
• Canada
9 Sep 07
My dog has snored like an old man with sinus problems since she was a puppy. It's not every night but alot of the time and more now that she's getting old. I'm so use to it now that I almost can't sleep without it though.
@carlaabt (3505)
• United States
5 Sep 07
My dogs both snore. My black lab snores any time she sleeps, and she snores loud! Sometimes our terrier will wake up and growl at her because she is so loud. My terrier snores sometimes, but only if she is laying on her back (kind of like my husband! lol). The rest of the time she just kicks and moans and growls.