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 dating sites cater to religious, cultural and political preferences, but won't focus as heavily on interests like pets, music or travel, said Karen North, a professor of social media at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism.But life just doesn’t always shake out that way (or ever, really), which is why we really love the internet and its abundance of dating sites for dog lovers. ), an off-leash park partner, or simply want to be pals with someone who loves dogs and is therefore a good human (that’s how it works, right? Must Love is great because each and every profile is pre-screened and qualified based on MLP’s standards, meaning you can be sure your e-relationship will be safe (rule No. ) and enjoyable, which is what you want when starting a new relationship, right?These sites make dating people who love dogs that much easier. Whether or not you’re looking for love is up to you, but rest assured: Everyone you find will be a lover of pets.Don’t deny it: 98% of the time when you’re walking your dog around your favorite neighborhood park, you’re secretly daydreaming about getting your leash tangled with that cute dog walker comin’ your way.That’s the stuff great meet-cutes are made of, right? Whether you’re looking for your future spouse (best of luck to you!When Joanie Pelzer signed up with a dog-friendly online dating service a few years ago, she was honest about her Chihuahua — he likes people more than other dogs, craves attention, steals food and can't stand to ride in the backseat of a car.If your dog is an important part of your life (and let’s be honest, if someone asked if you had any kids, you’d count Fido as one), Pet People is yet another great option for you.
Set up photo albums to swap photos of you and Spot, send messages, and *hopefully* fall in love. So if you try it and decide, “Nah, it’s not for me,” you’re out zero bones.Second, it’s a little less date-y and a little more date-y. Find friends, a single date, or a full-fledged relationship with a fellow dog-lover, and then tell people you met when your leashes got tangled together. These days, there’s a Meetup for just about everything, which means if you want to go to a bi-weekly corgi sweater walk around your city’s lake, there’s probably already a group that does that.