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Survey: Women with Golden retrievers are 'girlfriend material'

My decision to get a dog was only 98 percent motivated by fantasies of meeting the man of my dreams in a pet store.

I kid. Slightly.

Pet owners have found a niche within the dating world, thanks to match-making websites for animal lovers as well as the usual boy-meets-girl dog park scenarios.

Now, we have survey results indicating which dogs best attract members of the opposite sex. For humans, that is.

Want to snag a guy, ladies? Buy a Golden retriever.

The aforementioned survey found men "are overwhelmingly more likely to see a woman with a Golden retriever as 'girlfriend material.' Others on the top five list for the most attractive dogs for a woman: Labrador retrievers, beagles, poodles and Chihuahuas."

Want to attract women, guys? Get a Siberian husky, Golden retriever, Labrador retriever, French bulldog or German Shepherds, according to the survey results.