My dog definitely helped to put me in the right place at the right time to strike up a conversation with a number of potential dates.From there, it was up to me to either make it happen or not.” Yet, in reality, while he’s willing to pat a passing pooch on the head, the thought of walking one himself (especially every day) is frightening. The way I get out of any dates with such guys: I look at my phone and exclaim, “Oh. She now tackles everything from controversial topics such as Pit Bulls to loving itty-bitty dogs despite their size.Our team is excited to learn more about you and your pets so that we can provide outstanding service.Please take the next 10 minutes to provide us with additional information by completing our new client form so we can match you with the most qualified dog walker or pet sitter on our staff.I base this information on my own single days as a dog owner.
We even talk about whether your pets are a dating detriment? In this technology obsessed world we’re living in, there is no longer a need to get all dressed up and venture out to your local bar or social venue to find love.
Needless to say, my heart is still healing, my dating skills are lacking, and I grasp onto the subject of my Pit Bull, Bunch, as a crutch in those anxiety-filled dating moments. I’ve found that there’s no sense in going on a first date with someone who doesn’t at least claim to love dogs. After all, my first bumper sticker at the age of 16 read: “The more men I meet, the more I love my dog.” But while I may be too picky in general when dating, the truth is that we dog lovers cannot be too picky when it comes to finding a co-parent for our dogs.
One thing’s for sure: Within three minutes of meeting me, the guy knows I love dogs. In the less-than-truthful world of dating, we’ve all run into that guy who, when you mention your dog, exclaims, “I love dogs! About Kelly Pulley: Longtime dog owner and Pit Bull guru, Kelly has been a writer for Dogster for many years.
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Having trouble finding a partner for you and a parent for your dog? You’d think going through a divorce after 20 years of marriage was the most hellish thing I’d been through, but no. The trick is not to limit your conversation to how cute your dog looks in his sweater and how smart he is (he can count to five! Showing your date one picture on your phone of your remarkable pooch: fine. So, I have begun perusing dog-specific dating sites and going to dog-related events. Bunch is a Pit Bull, and it’s tougher for a lot of people to be immediately comfortable with her than, say, a Golden Retriever. When Dan met the exuberant Bunch, he involuntarily moved behind me. But Dan and Steve, being true dog lovers, adjusted to Bunch after a short while.