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Pets and dating do's and don'ts

Looking for the best way to get a match online? Don't put your pet on it. Here's what you need to know about using dating apps with pets, and how to improve your chances of finding love.
pets and dating dos and donts

We continue our series about what our data showed, after reviewing thousands of male profiles

This week, we go into the pets subject. Many people have that cute cat, the crazy dog they love or many other pets.

Even Tinder advised to show our dog in their article about Tinder photos.

I love data, therefore I really loved this article.

However, it is biased a LOT.

The first thing to prove it, this research on 5000 persons, says completely different:

  • Tinder says having a dog increases likes by 5%.

  • 29% in the latter research.

Why so different? They are missing the correct variables to study. Having a dog can be something really awesome for your profile of course. But you can also fall to appear try hard, clumsy or even weird.

What did we learn watching all those photos?

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Table of Content

Here is the outline of the article, feel free to jump to the section that interests you the most.

  1. Don't post a pic of your dog alone
  2. Go outside
  3. Adopt a pose that makes both of you shine!
  4. The right way to carry your dog
dont post a pic of your dog alone

Don't post a pic of your dog alone

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Your pet is cute, but you are more interesting than it!

The biggest mistake we see in many profiles: a picture of your pet alone. This may be suited for Instagram (and i'm not even sure, given the care of some clichés). But not on a dating app!

Cute dog tinder

We don't have many pictures to give a girl a desire to swipe us right.

Not many because Tinder limits it.

But mostly because girls won't spend 30sec on each profile!

   

I would spend maximum 5sec, and swipe 3-5 pictures before deciding what to do.

Why would you spend 1 (or sometimes up to 3-4) photo(s) on your pet alone?

   

Will the girl date your pet?

   

A side error is doing the same with potential valuable things:

  • A nice car.

  • A beautiful villa.

  • A swimming pool.

  • A nice background during travel.

If we don't see you, it is 10x less interesting.

Have you ever wondered why Tinder is working for your friends but not you?

It's hard to know what makes a dating profile attractive, and even harder to know which pictures are good or not.

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go outside

Go outside

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Another common mistake we see, is doing a cheap photo of the pet, usually inside.

Dog pic shot inside


A photo in the living room can be nice, but like any other photo on Tinder, you can do way better on the background.

Think about that: Tinder is about standing out, compared to others.

Dog pic outdoors

Make the effort! It is super worth it.

adopt a pose that makes both of you shine

Adopt a pose that makes both of you shine!

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You want to be the main attraction of your picture.

Not your pet.

Therefore, many pose are very cheap.

Usually they are the ones when you go down to your pet. Basically when the pet is posing and you are trying to stand in the picture.

Animals are often very photogenic.

Same as the background: make the effort, make it stand in YOUR picture.

Pets are a great way to make you shine. But mostly when they are not blatantly used on a staged picture.

Try to get an action shot. A cool background. Good pose, both of you standing proud.

Small aside. Did you know it is possible to make your profile more attractive in 2 minutes and get more matches every day?

Thanks to our Artificial Intelligence trained on 10,000+ pictures rated by hot girls, you will be able to access personalized feedback and tips to boost your dating profile for good.

You will know exactly which pictures are good or not, and most importantly why.

So, what are you waiting for to take charge of your dating life?

the right way to carry your dog

The right way to carry your dog

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The special one.

We saw MANY people that have a trend to carry their pet.

It could be an OK pose. But usually it makes you feel uncomfortable. You will not be as relaxed as if your arms are free.

Tinder carry pet

And that is not good as you want to be fully relaxed when posing.

Of course, you can still use your pet to make you shine. You two can find a way of  doing a perfect shot as a duo.
However, this one may be more the exception than the norm!

Tinder how to carry dog

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Hope that it is now clearer for you how pets can make you shine on dating apps!

And how they can pull you down if you make a wrong setup.

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Ben ROAST

Ben Bailey

Ben is one of the best Tinder Experts I've ever met and one of the few that cracked the algorithm of Tinder. Every week, Ben is publishing new articles on ROAST, helping 1M+ of people to get more matches, dates, and find the one!