Online dating with dogs
Do you swipe on dating apps if your profile pic is dog?
For what seems to be a vast majority of dating app users, however, all it takes to guarantee a right swipe is a profile pic with a dog. Unfortunately for all those dog lovers secretly swiping for the pup of their dreams, a picture with a dog does not a dog owner make.
Does a picture with a dog make a dog owner?
Unfortunately for all those dog lovers secretly swiping for the pup of their dreams, a picture with a dog does not a dog owner make. According to a recent Washington Post article, “dogfishing” is a growing trend in which dating app users post photos with other people’s dogs in order to capitalize on the pet’s pick-up prowess.
What is dogfishing—and should you be concerned about it?
A clever spin on catfishing, in which a dating app user pretends to be someone they’re not, dogfishing is admittedly far less sinister behavior. As the Washington Post ‘s Terry Nguyen notes, dogfishing isn’t technically lying.