According to the study, "46% of women said they'd stop and talk to anyone with a cute puppy," and "58% of men said a puppy was a foolproof babe magnet." Dogs out for a walk with their owners can help bypass the initial awkwardness of stranger introductions — provided the dogs are well-behaved.
Busy dog parks are an ideal setting to meet someone new.
It stands to reason that if dogs can sniff out cancer cells in humans, detect bombs, and locate lost people, they might also be able to find your perfect match. The monitors measured physiological reactions when dogs and humans were introduced to each other for the first time. Oftentimes, their reactions — good or bad — occurred at distances of fifty yards or more.
According to the survey, the top dog breed to attract women is the golden retriever, followed by Labrador retrievers, Chihuahuas, poodles and beagles.
For women, the top breed of dog to attract men is the German shepherd, followed by golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, huskies and French bulldogs.
While Cesar says he's not an expert at matchmaking, he suggested adopting a dog from a shelter to improve your date chances.
"Adoption not only saves a dog's life, but it shows compassion and empathy — two qualities any potential mate is likely to value." Cesar added that, "For right or wrong, people who love animals believe they can trust a fellow animal lover, so it makes introductions easier." We asked singles what the best introductory lines are for meeting other dog owners. According to the same respondents, asking more forward questions during your initial meeting can be a big turn-off.
“We’ve had a great reception," said Tindog CEO Julien Muller.