Our dog isn't allowed in our bedroom. There are several reasons. He's a messy eater, he spends a good bit of the time outdoors, and has the occasional accident. In this survey, 70% of pet owners reveal that they get a better nights sleep when their pet is in the bed with them? Is that the Security Blanket effect? 51% say it eases their anxiety, with 41 percent saying they feel more secure. Here's the one that made me go "hmmm". 58% of pet owners would rather have their pet in bed with them than their significant other! OUCH!