Sites like Pets and You Must Love Dogs have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do.
Many of the sites encourage users to bring their dogs on first dates to break the ice or size up canine chemistry.
There once was a time where pet owners could sign up for an online dating site called Date My Pet to express their love for their pets.
According to Today Show.com, new sites such as Match for your dogs to meet other canine friends and Spot Wag, a support service to help you find the best doggy hotel or sitter for when you travel can help man's best friend find love and happiness on the Internet.
Neo now has 264 friends and a relationship status of "It's Complicated." Neo graduated in 2005 from Therapy Dogs Inc.
and has worked at several hospitals in the Los Angeles area, quite an impressive bio for another pet to consider friending or mating with.
But, you say, you already know the humans at the local dog park, and while you’ve finally managed to remember some of their names (not just their dogs’ names) and have even set up some doggie play dates, not a person among them is anyone youwould date. You’ve realized that if someone’s not a dog person, they are simply not romantic material.
The founder of one of the dog-focused dating services, You Must Love Dogs Dating.com, agreed.
An old red raincoat, mud-splattered jeans and a pair of wellies wouldn’t normally be my first choice of attire for a romantic meeting.
On their first date, her Chihuahua, Hubbell, stole the man’s breakfast as they drove from New York City to Long Island. “I still wonder if Hubbell didn’t have something to do with that,” said Pelzer, 47, an actress who runs her own social media company and met the man on Pets
Despite that setback, having a common interest such as pets can help the search for love. about one’s passion makes it feel like you are looking for a needle in a smaller and far more relevant and appealing haystack,” said Michal Ann Strahilevitz, a professor of marketing at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.