Relationship break-ups don’t just affect the couple and their family.
Our pets can find them upsetting too.
Research has found that 81 per cent of pet owners feel keeping custody of their pet is a top priority.
Celebrities are affected too – presenter Ant McPartlin and his ex wife Lisa have both been seen walking their Labrador Hurley.
So what’s the best way to handle a separation when it comes to our pets?
I spoke to Louisa and Ged Futter, pet parents to Cocker Spaniel Casper, about how they managed for the Sunday Express and you can read the story below.