1210 single pet owners were recruited during the research to come to the findings.
The results are surprising: pet ownerships is seen by both men and women as a feature that makes a prospective partner more attractive in their views, Science Daily reported.
Women are more sensitive to the partner’s ability to care for someone: 35% of ladies stated that are more attracted to a person who has a pet. In comparison, only 1 in 4 men (26%) thinks that pet owners are more attractive.
However, not all pets are considered equal: Dog owners are seen as more attractive as compared to the ones who had a cat.
Out of 600 women, 500 stated that dog is the sexiest pet a guy could own.
It seems that cats and dogs not only help their owners to feel less lonely but also could be of assistance in finding a human mate.
The conclusion to single guys wanting a boost to their love lives is simple: If you would like to appeal to ladies, consider buying a dog.