That’s if it’s not busy peeing on my floor because “he’s nervous.” Or, worse, jumping on the bed and trying to join in like it’s some interspecies three-way.Then EVERY SINGLE MORNING, you rush out before I’m up to walk your dog AGAIN. It’s the sixth video that day of your dog doing something "unbelievably cute." Like sleeping. Then there was that weekend we went to Florida, where we had to take the dog along because “we CAN’T leave him by himself! She's just trying to keep his dirty paws from messing up her furniture without going into Old Lady mode and leaving the plastic cover on it. Fido is not going to walk and feed himself, and she would never dream of leaving him all alone anyway.4. If her furry friend wants to sleep between you guys, you probably don't have much say in it. That Chinese food will be so gone when you get back.12. Never, ever tell her he's "just an animal." Were you hoping to get in a fight? As soon as it's nice out, your dates will involve lot of walking to places where you can sit outside. No, it's not because she's always cold (though she might be that too). This doesn't mean she's totally immune to disgustingness or that you should break out the bathroom humor, but she's picked up enough poop that she doesn't totally freak out if something is a little unpleasant. You're probably going to stay at her place more than she stays at yours. Even if she can't stand it between human grown-ups, she can't help it when it comes to her pup. Whether it's a neon poop bag sticking out of her pocket or a layer of white fur on her black jacket or a drool spot on her jeans, there's often going to be one thing slightly off on her otherwise put-together outfit. You will always have a lurker under the kitchen table. You might not to want to be so cavalier about leaving your plate on the coffee table while you go to get a drink. She will bring some trace of her dog pretty much everywhere she goes.My guess is this isn't the first time a guy has broken it off with you out of nowhere, so you're probably wondering why this keeps happening.But, when he planned a surprise party to celebrate my Pug’s birthday — something he would never have done before he met me — I was absolutely smitten and fell even more deeply in love with him.
The warning signs were already there on our first date, when you insisted on a 15-minute slideshow of "adorable" shots of your dog.Dogs aren’t blinded by the superficial or petty.”Indeed, dogs are masters at reading body language and can pick up behavioral nuances in humans that we might not see, says Darlene Arden of Boston, Certified Animal Behavior Consultant and the author of (HCI, 2007).Dating can be hard; there are so many pieces to finding that right person, the one you are truly compatible with. I’m here to tell you that it is entirely possible for a dog person to fall in love with someone less canine crazy. When I was dating, my biggest concern was finding a partner who was compatible not only with me, but with my daughter and my dogs — a tall order to fill.Does this mean you’re doomed to remain perpetually single, forever adrift in a sea of smug marrieds and other annoyingly happy snugglers?Not if you enlist the help of that four-legged canine cupid bouncing around your feet.