Magnet, however, was trained never to bring the ball back to him, but rather to drop it at the girls feet!
Whats more, Wood said you’re three times more likely to have someone stop and talk to you if you’re with a dog; it gives strangers permission to talk, perhaps inviting them to start a conversation by asking to pet your dog or asking your dogs name.
For most folks, finding out that a potential love interest is an ex-con, sex offender, or cheater would be unsettling (to say the least).
But for some, there’s another deal breaker that can be just as heinous as the three listed above—not liking animals. That’s why an entire online dating niche industry has popped up as an alternative solution for folks who just couldn’t imagine life without their furry friends.
Guys have certainly been quick to pick up on this phenomenon, with many agreeing that a puppy is a fool-proof way to a girls heart.
In fact, a man at Oz Park in Chicago perfected this by training his Australian Shepherd, Magnet, to retrieve a ball that he would throw near a girl he was interested in.