Furst Dates: Going speed dating with dogs
Dating in this modern world is difficult
Modern dating is a minefield. Are they too high maintenance? Do they love food as much as you? Will your family like them? How do you know if you could live with them long-term?
The dates in question do not have single malevolent bone in their body – but the relationship could still turn rocky if they’re not a perfect match. We are of course talking about dog dating – and we sent this man to do it.
While no doubt fun, it can be just as heart-wrenching and rejection-filled as dating a human person when the breed isn’t right for you – as our man Kyle found out.
Whilst it just wasn’t meant to be with Boris the Lhasa Apso, Tok the Border Collie or Pepper the Jack Russell – he’s not given up hope just yet, and will keep on searching until he finds ‘the one’.
It’s not uncommon for people to take on a dog without researching the needs of the breed. Sadly this results in hundreds of dogs being given up for rehoming each year.
Animal charity Blue Cross want potential pup owners – like Kyle – to get up to speed on the rewards and realities of owning a dog before welcoming one into their home.
Visit their Pet Advice page to find your perfect match bluecross.org.uk/pet-advice