Dating service for animal lovers

30 Jan

A mate who fails to love your pet can be the death of a relationship. (Unlike that boyfriend who is convinced that your cat is evil and hates him.) So how do you find that perfect pooch-loving partner? Believe it or not, there are dating sites specifically for people who love their dogs — and their cats and horses too.

Something to bark about: The site is taking the fun offline with the launch of a series of “Party Like a Dog” events for single dog owners and their pets. Date My Pet.”Cost: .95 per month or .66 per month for a six-month membership The site matches dog owners based on several criteria, and even has a fun pet dating feature where dog owners can set up their pets.

Something to bark about: Date My Pet features pet and online dating advice columnists, including marriage and family therapist Ann Palik’s “Yappily Ever After,” which offers advice on blending two- and four-legged families.

Pet People Meet: This dating site tries to reach a broad spectrum of animal lovers, extending beyond dogs to include horses and cats.

In an urban area, this site might provide some promising matches, but I live in rural Idaho and my options were pretty limited.

But it’s not a bad place to start if you’re looking for love (and for someone who will love your dog too).

Must Love Pets: Is “must love dogs” at the top of your list of requirements for a potential mate? Most profiles include specifics about beloved dogs, and Must Love Pets’ clients are generally looking to date other canine aficionados.

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