In fact, in a Knoxville New-Sentinel survey 58 percent of men said that a puppy is a fool-proof chick magnet.
Dating coach Melissa Smith seems to have caught on to this and organizes "Singles, Pets & The Park" events at Dogwood Park in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Smith notes that, "It's one of the number one ways to meet people – bring a pet to a park.
There has been a lot of research into the beneficial roles dogs play in promoting an active lifestyle, improving productivity at work, and even decreasing the risks of stress, heart attacks, and strokes—but our love lives? I just want to say that I think you're really pretty.
The new rage in dating is bringing Fido along to events and places that allow for pooches.
After all, if your potential mate is smitten with your four-legged friend, chances are better for a match made in heaven.
But I refused to be put off and just a couple of weeks after installing the app on my phone, I was on my first date.
Pet Crazy people everywhere are discovering that the best way to get a date is to let your dog do the networking.
And yet there I was, a perfectly sensible 41-year-old single mother, standing in the rain in Richmond Park, south-west London, scouring the horizon for Will* and his dog Oscar. Tindog – a new dating app aimed at singleton dog-lovers.All you have to do is let your friendly pooch nose up to the good looking girl or guy sitting on a park bench, smile and say, "Look at that, Fido likes you." Now you can introduce your dog and start talking.All the awkwardness of introduction is instantly swept away. She will bring some trace of her dog pretty much everywhere she goes.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. She's just trying to keep his dirty paws from messing up her furniture without going into Old Lady mode and leaving the plastic cover on it. Fido is not going to walk and feed himself, and she would never dream of leaving him all alone anyway.4. If her furry friend wants to sleep between you guys, you probably don't have much say in it. That Chinese food will be so gone when you get back.12. Never, ever tell her he's "just an animal." Were you hoping to get in a fight? As soon as it's nice out, your dates will involve lot of walking to places where you can sit outside.