NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - People nowadays hardly have the time or energy to invest in a search for Mr. And if their pet is also a priority sometimes, the dating pool is significantly narrowed. He engineered an app appropriately named "Sniffer." It is a nod to the (ahem) ease in which dogs often interact. It's a social discovery app to meet dog lovers nearby for whatever you want: friends, date with someone who loves dogs the way you do. Adam Pokornicky sniffed out this idea: dating and a love of dogs.
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It is a simple idea spun from Adam's existing platform, Doggy Bn B, which connects dog sitters.
He tested the theory on other dating apps, setting up a bogus account.
Founders, take note: if you're looking for a startup idea, try recreating a successful on-demand tech company's business model, just..dogs.
(Get on it, though, and be sure to do your due diligence.
The space is already pretty crowded.)Below, a partial list of popular human-facing startups -- and their canine-facing equivalents.
Just in time for Love Your Pet Day on the 20th Feb, our new survey of 600 Canadians has revealed that nearly two-thirds of singles (60%) think owning a pet can make someone more attractive¹ – and that owning a dog makes you the most attractive of all.
Swipes and likes because of Fifi and Fido: Sniffer makes matches based on your existing social connections.
A blue button in the middle is the "wag" button, similar to Tinder's super "like." But on Sniffer, the proceeds go to six local rescues, further promoting the dog community.
Beyond the possible demise of your relationship, the survey also found some other interesting stats about dog owners in relationships.
For instance, a quarter of dog owners have actually brought their pet on a date.
I'm not super scared of them, and I definitely don't dislike them. It turns out, a whopping 54 percent of those with a significant other would END THEIR RELATIONSHIP because their dog didn't approve of their partner.