As a lonely heart, the last thing you'd might want to see is a couple painting the town red on this innocuous Feb 14th! Well here's some good, solid advice for you - turn to your furry companion for joy because the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index has said that pets have a positive effect on happiness, especially on single men. Like it's said - A dog is a man's best friend!
It found pets could alleviate the stress of job loss, broken relationship or mortgage default.
AdvertisementDannielle Hogan said that people not expecting any Valentine may find some companionship in their best friend.
"Once the bond is formed between the dog and the individual it is a very strong bond, particularly for people who live alone," Courier Mail quoted her as telling Daily TelegraphPeople feel less lonely or they feel they have companionship," she added.