Rachael Ray ‘Hasn’t Slept Well in Years’ – Thanks to Her Dog

From left: Rachael Ray, Isaboo and John Cusimano

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updated 06/08/2011 AT 1:00 PM ET

originally published 06/08/2011 AT 2:20 PM ET

Are dogs the masters in some alternate universe? If that alternate universe is Rachael Ray’s house, then yes. The talk show host readily admits she’s at the mercy of her pit bull, Isaboo.

“She really has the run of the house,” Ray tells PEOPLE Pets of her beloved pooch.

And is it any surprise? Isaboo’s realm includes the kitchen.