It is indeed interesting to know how much your dog loves you as a recent research done in Harvard proves that if dogs do have dreams, they could be thinking of their owner when they sleep.
"Anything about what animals dream, or even if they dream, is speculative," Dr. Deirdre Barrett, a teacher and a Clinical and Evolutionary Psychologist at Harvard Medical School, who has studied dreams in humans, told People.
"Since dogs are generally extremely attached to their human owners, it's likely your dog is dreaming of your face, your smell and of pleasing or annoying you."
"Cats lay quietly through the other stages of sleep, and when REM began, they leaped up, stalked, pounced, arched their backs and hissed," Barrett said. "They looked like they were hunting mice in their dreams." Either way, she said the best way to ensure good dreams are positive experiences when animals are awake, as well as offering them comfortable, safe places to sleep