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A new study reveals dogs are key to our happiness, but what is causing 4 in 10 dogs to show signs of stress?

● 50 per cent of dog owners admit to suffering from mental health issues but say dogs make life better ‘just by being by my side’
● 46 per cent dog owners believe their dog has suffered from depression, anxiety and phobias, and men and women are dealing with it in different ways
● 87 per cent people say their dog is most important to daily happiness beating friends by almost four times as much, so are we replacing our friends as confidentes with our pets?

Dog owners are relying on their pets more than ever for happiness, new research by Furbo has revealed, with more than half of men (57 per cent) admitting that having their dog by their side has the biggest positive impact on their mental health.

According to the pet tech firm, half of dog owners say they have suffered from mental health issues, such as...

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