02-02-2006, 11:56 AM
Would you date your dog?
there are so many ways this could go wrong.
Originally Posted by ABC News
He's always happy to see her, and ready to smother her with kisses the second she walks in the door. He's loyal, irresistibly sweet and always up for snuggling.
Is it any wonder that many women would date their dogs?
According to a survey of dog owners by the American Kennel Club, nearly 90 percent of women found at least one quality in their dog that they'd like to see in their significant other, while 34 percent of the women questioned agreed with the statement: "If my dog was a man, he'd be my boyfriend."
When the question was posed to men, 33 percent said the top canine quality they wished that women had was "always being in a good mood." Fewer men — 23 percent — agreed with the statement: "If my dog was a woman, she'd be my girlfriend."
"We know people love dogs, but we conducted this survey to find out just how much this fixation with Fido affected even their interpersonal relationships with other people," said Gail Miller, spokeswoman for the AKC. "Dogs are so important to their owners that they can, in many instances, make or break a relationship."
You're Such a Dog
Among the top canine qualities women look for in men are:
Perennial good mood (25 percent)
Always willing to spend time with you (21 percent)
Always up for cuddling on the couch (20 percent)
Motivates you to exercise (12 percent)
Eagerness to eat your cooking (11 percent)
Additional canine qualities men look for in women:
Just as happy to hang at home as go out on the town (16 percent)
Always greeting me enthusiastically when I get home (15 percent)
Doesn't get mad when I want to watch sports (15 percent)
Being up for anything I want to do (11 percent)