Have you ever wondered whether your pet is happy? Most pet owners will probably immediately answer ‘yes’, but how can you be sure? What signs are you using to tell you that he or she is?
Most pets are loved and treated as one of the family. In many cases this love leads to good treatment—but what about a dog that’s on its own all day while its owners are out at work? Or a budgie alone in a cage?
Are these pets happy? Do they have good welfare, or a good quality of life?