A Pet Food Manufacturers' Association (UK) survey of more than 4,000 people discovered that 90% of people think that separation from a pet is traumatic for older people entering residential care, according to K9 Magazine .
The survey, conducted in March, also found 83% agree pets make their owners happier.
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