I don't need an alarm clock because my corgis apparently have some rooster genes. They make sure I am up by 6:30 EVERY morning. They start out by doing the "hey-are-you-up-yet" tap dance. If that doesn't work, they start moving their bowls and nyla bones around (very passive-aggressive little pups!) If that doesn't work, I get the little "wuf." And if that doesn't work, I finally get the full "WOOF!" Silly corgis!
my boy does not wake me up by making noise, he just stares at me, and that wakes me up. he just sits next to me and stares, looking like he is going to eat me X(