Your Happiness: Confide in Fido

So we know about our partnerships and our friendships as big returns on our investment in terms of happiness. But what's cool to know is that our pets can have just as strong an impact on our mood and sense of fulfillment as our human relationships can. News flash: Pet owners are less stressed, have higher self esteem, are more fit, less lonely , and have overall healthier social and relationship lives. That's a ton of great stuff! About a decade ago I had moved to a brand new city and didn't know a soul. It felt hard to make friends. Where would I start? I looked for local MeetUp groups or running clubs, but nothing quite clicked immediately. Soon enough I was on Craigslist searching for a