And though it’s called Must Love Pets, the site doesn’t seem very pet-oriented. Which is really too bad, because they’re missing an opportunity to cater to a really receptive community. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with dating based on similar interests or beliefs such as a love of cats — after all, it’s better than falling for someone and then finding out he or she is deathly allergic to cats. What you may not know is that there are a growing number of organizations and companies specifically devoted to connecting single dog lovers with like-minded individuals who are just as pooch-crazy as you are.This immediately gives you something in common with everyone else using the service, and it also allows you to make the most of that wonderfully effective ice breaker—your dog.I may or may not have an Ok Cupid profile through which I’ve met a couple of folks who’ve become my friends. Back when Facebook was brand new and a lot smaller, I met my college friends by combing through mutual interests.As a writer and as a web native, I am confident expressing myself online.Single Cat Lovers is even more dismal, unfortunately.
Registration was easy enough, but the accompanying email pushed paying for a “premium membership.” (Really, to make any dollar amount worth it, it would have to be a different site.) Like Single Cat Lovers, Must Love Pets required me to categorize my physical attributes.After all, most dog lovers think nothing of approaching and talking to a total stranger, provided that person is holding the leash of a friendly-looking dog.