How Having A Dog Can Help You Find Your Soul Mate

Written by: Stephanie Figy

July 12, 2015

Owning a dog provides numerous benefits: a workout partner, a cuddle buddy, a best friend. You ruv your dog, but did you know your pooch can also help you find another life pawtner to add to the pack? Here’s the Fur-1-1.

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A survey by Skout found out people are more likely to swipe right for a man with a dog in his photo. We happen to agree that dog lovers make the best lovers.


Dog dating websites

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But if Tinder isn’t your cup of tea, have no fear. There are dating apps and websites specifically for people who enjoy long walks in the dog park. Looking for someone to ruv you and your little dog too? Check out You Must Love Dogs Dating or Tindog.

Avoid the pawkward first date

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First dates are never easy. But what about setting up a doggy play date with a potential mate? The dogs will help break the ice, and who knows… maybe it will result in puppy ruv.

More opportunities to meet people

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Your dog forces you to get out into the real world, whether it be a walk around your block or a trip to the dog park. You’re bound to meet people along the way who will want to talk to you about your adorable pooch.

More approachable

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Not only are you out and about, but people will be more likely to talk to you when you’re walking with a dog. Instant conversation starter.

Dogs are the best wingmen


People can’t resist an adorable pup, and the dog won’t try to steal your date. They don’t call them loyal for nothing.

Dogs make you happier, healthier


It’s proven that dogs relieve stress, increase happiness, and improve health. Happy and healthy are definitely attractive traits.

Unconditional love


Dog people know a little bit about loyalty and unconditional ruv. When you meet a dog person, know that it’s more than puppy love. They’ll be in it for the long haul.

Featured image via @mrtrigger13

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Written by: Stephanie Figy

July 12, 2015

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