Science has just proved dog owners are happier than cat owners ...

Publish Date
Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:17PM

When deciding to get a pet, it can be a difficult decision about whether to choose a cat or a dog.

Although they are both furry friends, the two types of animals are very different!

But now a study has found that those of us who own dogs may be happier than us with cats in the family ...

As if we needed another reason to buy a puppy!

Research from The General Social Survey, a study from the US, revealed that a higher percentage of people who owned dogs found they enjoyed their lives more than those who had cats as pets.

Research from 2018 showed that 36% of dog owners defined themselves as "very happy," in comparison to 18% of cat owners.

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Those who owned both cats AND dogs were also asked the same question, and 28% of owners answered that their lives were "very happy".

So maybe the answer is to have both?!