Rikke Rosenlund, 38, came up with the idea when walking a friend’s dog.

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When I first received a Facebook friend request from Neo Mc Kibben, my friend's therapy dog at Northridge Hospital, it was the first of many pet profiles that arrived in my inbox.

As one in ten pets now has a social media profile, it's no wonder that these niche dating and social networking sites are popping up on the Internet.

Sure, dogs slobber, dig holes, shed, and like to roll in things that smell bad.

But they are also the purest expression of joy on the planet.

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Take it, obviously Generously give it away Split it The app uses GPS to find other app users locally or nationwide, and similar to the way Tinder works, users “like” photos they find smokin’ (we’re talking about bacon after all), and if both “like” each other’s profiles, they are directed to a messaging platform where they can get to know one another.

The site matches owners who don't have time to walk their pet with dog lovers who don't have the space to keep one of their own.