Home
Guest Posts
Print|Text Size: ||
Did a Dog Play Cupid for You?
Dogs are great icebreakers and matchmakers

I’m pretty caught up in the pre-Valentine’s Day media swirl. I try to ignore it but I love reading true-life love stories, especially if they feature a dog—and a surprising number of them do. That may be because dogs are pretty great matchmakers.

Nine out of ten people in the UK say they were more likely to strike up a conversation with a stranger if the stranger had a dog, according to a Dogs Trust survey reported in today’s Daily Express. Sometimes these meetings turn into lasting relationships.

So with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’d love to hear your stories of falling in love because of a dog.

Print

Lisa Wogan lives in Seattle and is the author of, most recently, Dog Park Wisdom.

Order Dog Park Wisdom

More From The Bark

More in Guest Posts:
Study Finds BPA in Canned Dog Food—and Dogs
A Lost Dog Spent the Night
Biff the Boxer Stars in John Lewis Ad
Service Dog Kicked Off Flight For Being Too Big
Greek Café Hosts Stray Dogs
Dogs Remember More Than You Think
Co-Star of “Cooking With Dog” Dies
Failed Fosters Dog Adoption
New Toys and Chews
For the Love of a Ball: Dogs as Conservation Biologists