What could be cuter than kids taking a sweet nap? But of course, children taking a nap with their doggies!

As long as it's supervised by adults, having dogs around babies and toddlers can be good for the kids. For instance, a recent survey made in Finland and published in the Pediatrics journal discovered that babies with dogs are less likely to develop colds or ear infections as infants than the newborns with no canine companions. However, they need to be exposed to dogs from a very early age for this to happen.

The survey also showed that babies with dogs that spend some time outside have a stronger immunity: "It might have something to do with dirt brought inside by the dogs, especially since the strongest protective effect was seen with children living in houses where dogs spent a lot of time outside," said Dr. Eija Bergroth, a pediatrician at Kuopio University Hospital in Finland.

However, do remember that this is only a single survey, and adult supervision and right judgement is needed to make the best decision whether having a dog around is good for your child.

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Newborn Baby And Puppy

Newborn Baby And Puppy

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John L 2 years ago

A one in a million shot there.

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Loves That Dog!

Loves That Dog!

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John L 2 years ago

Happiness is a warm dog.

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Napping Buddies

Napping Buddies

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John L 2 years ago

"Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship"

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Baby Covered In French Bulldogs

Baby Covered In French Bulldogs

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Pi... 2 years ago

I wanna boop noses wiff all the puppies!

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Safety And Comfort

Safety And Comfort

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Pi... 2 years ago

That child is the safest thing in the whole world, right now.

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My Son And His Puppy, Friends For Life

My Son And His Puppy, Friends For Life

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Pi... 2 years ago

omigorsh... this one is too cute!

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Two Babies Sleeping

Two Babies Sleeping

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

My frenchie sleeps like this with me every night. They don't grow out of it

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Little Girl Asleep With Her Dog

Little Girl Asleep With Her Dog

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Kaimanawa 2 years ago

Is that a Great Pyrenees?!!!!!

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"Sleeping Buddies" The Best Photo I've Ever Taken Of My Boys

"Sleeping Buddies" The Best Photo I've Ever Taken Of My Boys

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❤❤❤❤❤DOGS 2 years ago

That dogs face! ;)

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Drifted Into Sweet Dreams Together

Drifted Into Sweet Dreams Together

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Reni W. 2 years ago

Like a bodyguard

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That Must Be The Most Comfortable Happyplace Ever

That Must Be The Most Comfortable Happyplace Ever

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Loredana Maholea 2 years ago

this is definitely the best picture here!

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These Cuties

These Cuties

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Cuddles

Cuddles

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John L 2 years ago

Just look how content those two are together. So cute.

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

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AcousticGString 2 years ago

This looks unbelievably cozy!

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Sleeping Friends

Sleeping Friends

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Pi... 2 years ago

Ain't nuffin cuter than a streetie pup. Mwah!

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Sunday Mornings Are For Sleeping In

Sunday Mornings Are For Sleeping In

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Jennifer LaMar 2 years ago

I believe this is Cutie and The Beast...

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The Feeling Is Mutual

The Feeling Is Mutual

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Frida Ohlson 2 years ago

What kind of dog is that?

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Little Guy Fell Asleep In A Basket With His Golden Retriever Puppies

Little Guy Fell Asleep In A Basket With His Golden Retriever Puppies

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

I would like this right now.

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My Baby, Not Yours

My Baby, Not Yours

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

Gentle Giants

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Cutest Baby Dog Ever

Cutest Baby Dog Ever

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Pi... 2 years ago

They're gonna grow up to be inseparable.

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Naptime

Naptime

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Pi... 2 years ago

This child has nothing to worry about.... for the rest of life!

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Baby Snuggles All Around

Baby Snuggles All Around

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Weenie Dog Lover 2 years ago

This is SUPER CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Nothing More Comfortable Than Passing Out On Your Doggy

Nothing More Comfortable Than Passing Out On Your Doggy

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Big Dog With A Baby

Big Dog With A Baby

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The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship

The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship

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Hamlets twin 2 years ago

a huggle turned to snuggle

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Newborn Baby Girl Sleeping Next To A Dachshund Puppy

Newborn Baby Girl Sleeping Next To A Dachshund Puppy

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Hans 2 years ago

Hm...is that the same Dachshund as in the shot with the bald baby?

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Gotta Love Those Spots

Gotta Love Those Spots

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Bunnies are better!! 2 years ago

Twins!!

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Family Trips Get Exhausting

Family Trips Get Exhausting

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Jamie Walker 2 years ago

Pit bulls are the best

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Meeting For The Very First Time

Meeting For The Very First Time

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Lexia Taylor 2 years ago

The love that dog is feeling...

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Best Friends

Best Friends

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Pi... 2 years ago

Baby bottom makes a perfect pillow!

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Cuties Sleeping Together

Cuties Sleeping Together

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rainstarr 2 years ago

Sooooo cute ;)

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Ausha With Her First Dog

Ausha With Her First Dog

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Newborn Sleeping With A Dog

Newborn Sleeping With A Dog

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Three, It's A Magic Number

Three, It's A Magic Number

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CastoiROBLOX 1 year ago

Yes it issss it’s a magic numberrr.. anyone? no ok

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The Protector

The Protector

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Awww

Awww

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Jessica 2 years ago

Omg. Talk about two being totally in love :)

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Snuggle Buddies

Snuggle Buddies

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Sharing The Bed

Sharing The Bed

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Pi... 2 years ago

What a generous dog! Lol.

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German Shepherd Sleeping With A Baby

German Shepherd Sleeping With A Baby

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Boy Sleeping On Sofa With A Golden Retriever Puppy

Boy Sleeping On Sofa With A Golden Retriever Puppy

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Pi... 2 years ago

So precious, this one!

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Little Guy Loves Sleeping With His Buddy

Little Guy Loves Sleeping With His Buddy

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Jessica 2 years ago

Absolutely precious. Truly.

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Girl's Best Friends

Girl's Best Friends

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Jessica 2 years ago

Love this pic!

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Shhh... The Babies Are Sleeping

Shhh... The Babies Are Sleeping

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Absolutely Adorable

Absolutely Adorable

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Neeraj Jha 2 years ago

Butterfly!

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Little Girl Resting On Her Dog

Little Girl Resting On Her Dog

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Karnelia 2 years ago

Love the face of the dog!

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Zoned Out

Zoned Out

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Erica Love 2 years ago

How did they even end up in this position lol

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Baby Nap Time

Baby Nap Time

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

I can't take the doxie pics. Too cute

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Found Them Both Knocked Out Last Night. Was To Cute To Not Take A Picture

Found Them Both Knocked Out Last Night. Was To Cute To Not Take A Picture

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Jamie Walker 2 years ago

Awww

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Love Is All You Need

Love Is All You Need

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rainstarr 2 years ago

Precious.

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Here Is My Baby Girl And Dog Aries. She Would Often Wake From Night Terrors And Go Find Him

Here Is My Baby Girl And Dog Aries. She Would Often Wake From Night Terrors And Go Find Him

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Pi... 2 years ago

Dog has the same expression as my kitty kat does, when i give her warm cuddles.

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I Will Always Be There For You

I Will Always Be There For You

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Naptime

Naptime

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Newborn With Her Protector

Newborn With Her Protector

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SelfieSticker101🤳🏻❤️😜🏆 2 years ago

Its like Dude i got yur bac!

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Baby And Dog Slumber Party

Baby And Dog Slumber Party

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Sleeping Buddies

Sleeping Buddies

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Pi... 2 years ago

GSDs and sleeping children have something so special about them! A noble animal indeed!

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A Young Boy Asleep With His Dog

A Young Boy Asleep With His Dog

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My Puppy Likes To Sleep On The Baby

My Puppy Likes To Sleep On The Baby

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Babies Make The Best Pillows

Babies Make The Best Pillows

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Jessica 2 years ago

This is the most genuine and lovely picture. I absolutely love it.

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Baby With Puppy Sleeping On Mom's Lap

Baby With Puppy Sleeping On Mom's Lap

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Two Brothers And Their Dog

Two Brothers And Their Dog

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Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

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Napping Together

Napping Together

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Rescue Dog Raven Napping In The Crib Under The Covers With A Little Girl

Rescue Dog Raven Napping In The Crib Under The Covers With A Little Girl

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Pi... 2 years ago

Rescued in more ways than one! God bless.

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Cute Girl Sleeping With Her Dog

Cute Girl Sleeping With Her Dog

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Long Car Rides Are Better When You Can Nap With Your Best Friend

Long Car Rides Are Better When You Can Nap With Your Best Friend

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Daughter And Her Dog

Daughter And Her Dog

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As Comfortable As It Gets

As Comfortable As It Gets

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Enjoying The Sun Together

Enjoying The Sun Together

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Dog And Brothers Sleeping In Bed

Dog And Brothers Sleeping In Bed

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Pi... 2 years ago

Does the older boy also have a puppy in his arms?

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Just A Baby Boy And His Puppy

Just A Baby Boy And His Puppy

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Got Our First Puppy, I Think My Son Likes Him

Got Our First Puppy, I Think My Son Likes Him

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A Child's Love

A Child's Love

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rainstarr 2 years ago

The light fall, the colour, the subjects . . . this is a great photo

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Napping Together

Napping Together

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Baby Girl With A Dog Sleeping Close

Baby Girl With A Dog Sleeping Close

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I Give You My Puppy Cuddling With My Baby

I Give You My Puppy Cuddling With My Baby

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Pi... 2 years ago

Both adorable babies.

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Dogs Are The Most Comfortable Pillows

Dogs Are The Most Comfortable Pillows

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Nash Nopper 2 years ago

love this - I raised up with a Bernhardiner - never forget <3

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Sleeping Buddies

Sleeping Buddies

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Hamlets twin 2 years ago

Adorable beginners yoga :)

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My Son And Our Puppy Reunited After 6 Weeks Apart

My Son And Our Puppy Reunited After 6 Weeks Apart

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Best Buds

Best Buds

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This Is Precious

This Is Precious

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Baby And Puppy Asleep Together

Baby And Puppy Asleep Together

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Erica Love 2 years ago

cutest thing I've seen all day

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My Nephew And His Favourite Sleeping Buddy

My Nephew And His Favourite Sleeping Buddy

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SelfieSticker101🤳🏻❤️😜🏆 2 years ago

Awwwwww!☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️😧😧😧😧😧😧😧😧

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Boy Sleeping In Bed With A Chocolate Labrador Puppy

Boy Sleeping In Bed With A Chocolate Labrador Puppy

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Babysitting

Babysitting

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Erica Love 2 years ago