BRAINBUSTER: a new study says if you want to meet someone, go out and get a ______. Buy a what?
ANSWER: a dog
If you really want to meet someone, get a dog. It turns out that one in four dog owners have met dates while walking their dogs. A third have at least made new friends. We trust dogs’ people-meters, too. Forty percent of dog owners say they would think twice if their pets and dates didn’t get along.