There is no simple answer.
All normal dogs are happy with the humans they love.
Some dogs are just as happy with their “pack” as they are with humans, and some dogs dislike all other dogs, and there are dogs everywhere in between.
Are dogs happier than humans?
Dogs like relaxing as much as humans do
In contrast, dogs spend most of their time at home and so value exercise off the property far more than time spent on the sofa. So, for dogs, a change is not just as good as a rest – it’s much better.
Do dogs prefer dogs or humans?
Just like people, dogs are individuals. However, some dogs prefer the company of human beings instead of other dogs. And while dogs may be pack animals, new research shows that as dogs became more domesticated, they may have bonded more with humans than with other dogs.
What percent of people are happier with pets?
Turns Out Dog Owners Are Way Happier Than Cat Owners
And according to a new study, one is much happier than the other—the General Social Survey found that 36 percent of dog owners reported being “very happy” compared to just 18 percent of cat owners.
Do dogs get lonely being the only dog?
Experts agree that dogs get lonely when they spend much of their time alone because they are pack animals. If they are deprived of companions—both canine and human—they suffer. Animal behaviorists agree that dogs need environmental stimulation, just as humans do.