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Unlike humans who generally stay up all day and then sleep for one long stretch at night, dogs spread out their sleep.

Dogs can sometimes appear to sleep for days at a time, and you might think they’re just being lazy. Sometimes this can be natural, or a symptom of something else.

Petplan looks at how much sleep is considered normal for your dog, and why their sleep cycle is so different to ours…

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Pet store

A pet store or pet shop is a retail business which sells different kinds of animals to the public. A variety of animal supplies and pet accessories are also sold in pet shops. The products sold include: food, treats, toys, collars, leashes, cat litter, cages and aquariums. Some pet stores provide engraving services for pet tags, which have the owner’s contact information in case the pet gets lost.

In the USA and Canada, pet shops often offer both hygienic care (such as pet cleaning) and esthetic services (such as cat and dog grooming). Grooming is the process by which a dog or cats's physical appearance is enhanced and kept according to breed standards for competitive breed showing, for other types of competition, like creative grooming or pet tuning contests, or just to their owners taste. Some pet stores also provide tips on training and behaviour, as well as advice on pet nutrition.

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