If your crush’s dog is playing with yours, check out the strange dog’s collar, then say (in hearing distance from his owner): “Lookin’ good, Rover. If your dog is humping a cute stranger’s dog, introduce yourself and quickly bring up the matchmaking skills of Pongo and Perdita in ‘101 Dalmatians’. Conversation will flow easily if you’re talking about the one thing you know you already have in common: dogs. If it’s chilly, bring a thermos of hot chocolate to the dog park and be ready to share. Not if you enlist the help of that four-legged canine cupid bouncing around your feet.That’s right: your dog, in addition to being your very best friend, may also be your best asset on the “ruff” and rocky road to romance.LOS ANGELES — On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love.
The founder of one of the dog-focused dating services, You Must Love Dogs Dating.com, agreed.
“If you find somebody with the same lifestyle passion, you don’t have to start out at square one,” North said.
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.
"It is important to find someone who understands that and eventually wouldn't mind helping out with some of the responsibilities."One solution to the "must-love-dogs-dilemma" is to meet other pet owners — and Relucio is committed to helping people do just that.
Park Slope for Pets, an online community for pet owners in the neighborhood, is hoping to play matchmaker for dog owners who are looking to meet and date other dog owners.