MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People love their pets, but one set of owners seem to be happier than another.

According to a new survey, dog owners are about twice as likely as cat owners to say they’re very happy.

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The General Social Survey shows that 36 percent of dog owners describe themselves as very happy – compared to 18 percent of cat owners who say the same.

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Those who own dogs are also likely happier than those who don’t, the survey says.

Having both types of pets, however, appears to cancel each other out happiness-wise.

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Read more about the survey here.