Speed dating dogs

For more information about the doggie speed-dating event, contact Borenstein at Armadillo Bar & Grill at (845) 331-1550.

What: Dog Speed Dating When: Saturday 17 February, 12pm – 3pm Where: 18 Claremont Street, South Yarra Heading down to Geelong soon?

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The dating world can be pretty daunting, with awkward dinners and unsatisfying chat aplenty, but now there is a new form of dating that we are ridiculously excited about. The good people from Dear Pluto have teamed up with the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home to bring dog lovers together in the best way possible — by letting them play with puppies.

The whole shindig involves putting 20 eligible singles in room together, adding in a collection of pups that you may or may not want to keep forever, and letting the humans and doggos mingle together.

Each dog will offer their potential suitor a printed card with their information on it.

People are not allowed to bring their own dogs to this event.

There could be an adoption within one or two days, if everything checks out.” The mixer will have seven to a dozen dogs, all mixed breeds.

“They make sure they are bringing good-behavior dogs, and check them out and they have some training, so it will be good.” Gina Carboneri, vice-president of the UCSPCA board of directors and a professional dog trainer, will be bringing the dogs with her, so they’re in good hands.

“There will be adoption applications and counselors there, in case anyone is interested,” said Borenstein.

“The applications have to be approved, so no one can take home a dog from the event.

Ben hails from country Victoria and is currently trying to find his way in the big city by eating anything and everything that contains a copious amount of bacon.