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How I Met My Dog matches humans and potential pets based on what really matters -- personality, lifestyle and behavior. Some are calling it a canine version of eHarmony or Match for mutts.
Van Sickle said the best way to find the right pet is to start with a properly credentialed, reputable rescue organization that will help match the right animal and educate owners on what to expect. Then, spaying or neutering, vaccinating and pet identification, such as the implanting of a microchip, are critical next steps, she said.
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Adopting a New Pet? Find a Match for Your Child
Head to any animal shelter and you’ll meet at least a few dogs who were given away by families after realizing they weren’t a good fit. Perhaps the terrier didn’t get along with the kids, or the golden retriever needed more human interaction than the busy full-time-career parents could provide. Enter a new, sort-of online dating site for potential pet owners and dogs called that is hoping to cut back on those unfortunate mismatches.Holmes’ co-founders are a veterinary animal behaviorist and a social worker with a psychology specialization. Though the company doesn’t guarantee a perfect match, they do maintain that their algorithm results in a 90 percent accuracy rate in predicting compatibility between people and pets.“Seventy percent of pets are re-homed more than once in their lifetime,” Elizabeth Holmes, CEO and co-founder of PawsLikeMe, said . “Our genuine hope is that by providing a better way of matching pets with their new families, we can change that and find them not just a home, but the right home.” When a facility or foster home has not created a personality profile for a pet, PawsLikeMe uses a temporary "Keyword Match" that predicts the match score using keywords in the pet description. What's the difference? PawsLikeMe is a new website and our shelter partners may not have added score for all their pets yet. Some organization only create personality profiles by request. To get the true matching score faster for a pet that you are interested in, send a message to the facility , foster home or guardian of this dog asking them to complete the profile now. We will notify you as soon as the score has been added. Homeward Bound Services, LLC has the answer to your problem! Based on your time, energy level and needs, we will be able to match you up with the pet of your dreams!