Discussion in 'Off-Topic & Chit Chat' started by Pawbla, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Pawbla Experienced Member

    Have you seen this webpage?

    You upload a picture of yourself and it matches you to a dog up for adoption. It's really neat even if you can't adopt him :). I am, apparently, similar to a heeler mix from Australia!

  2. Dlilly Honored Member

    I was matched to a Mastiff mix in some place I've never heard of… It was really cool though! I'm trying to match my bother now. :p
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  3. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    lol, it might be cute,
    but what a lousy way to choose a breed!!:ROFLMAO:

    what if some couch potato ends up with a border collie.......what if a jogger ends up with a mastiff?

    Researching and matching up (honestly) the time and energy a person can devote to their dog's energy needs,
    is way more logical way to choose a breed.

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  4. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    i want to try it!

    lol, i can not get it to "accept" my photo. darn. It says do not use too dark of a photo, so Maybe because i do have dark color hair with bangs on my forehead, but, i tried 2 different photos, keeps telling me 'can't accept that photo'.:(

    that's pretty bad, when a dog-site won't even accept my photo!!:oops::( :ROFLMAO:
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  5. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    i finally got it to "accept" my photo,:D even though my face was not centered, (the nose thing was not really on my nose, lol) and i got matched to a yellow lab mix:ROFLMAO: (in Australia, think).
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  6. Pawbla Experienced Member

    Haha, yeah, I'd never choose a dog that way (me, with a heeler, in an apartment? Sounds like a recipe for disaster) but it's really cute!
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  7. southerngirl Honored Member

    I was matched to a German Shepard cross. Really cool site, but defiantly not a good way to find the right dog for you.
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  8. Dogster Honored Member

    I agree. NOT a good way to find your man's best friend.O_o But it's a GREAT idea, because it matches you with a RESCUE dog, which might make you want to rescue instead of buy.:D

    I got matched (very weird) to a white, 18 month old Sharpe cross in Te Awamutu SPCA. Looks nothing like me!!! The accuracy was 55%.:( Gonna try it again.
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  9. Anneke Honored Member

    :D:ROFLMAO: I got matched to a white and tan heeler, 4 months old in Whangarei??? Never heard of that, australia perhaps?
    But a really cute dog.
    And nope not a good way to choose, but fun though
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  10. Dogster Honored Member

    This time I got matched to a 7 month old female yellow lab mix at the Aukland SPCA. She's ADORABLE!!!!:LOL: 56% accurate.O_o
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  11. Dogster Honored Member

    I LOVE doing this.:LOL: This time it was 68% accurate. I got matched to a 1 year old female Staffordshire Bull Terrier, brown and white.:) In Wellington SPCA.
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  12. Dlilly Honored Member

    It was fun, but I'd never use this to decide for me which dog to adopt.
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  13. Pawbla Experienced Member

    Wow, very different dogs, Dogster! But they say it's still in beta, haha.

    They should add a small questionaire like: Want an high-energy dog or a low energy dog? Do you mind shedding? Do you have kids? etc for when they release the final version.
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  14. Dogster Honored Member

    Yes!!!! Exactly, Pawbla!!!! That would be perfect!!!:LOL:
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  15. charmedwolf Moderator

    Very cute! They definitely need some questions for it but it is in beta so I'll give them that.

    I was matched with a pug/beagle mix the first time. Haha no. Then I was matched with a Mastiff/German Shepherd mix. That's more like it!!
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  16. Pawbla Experienced Member

    I sent them the suggestion. Hopefully they'll read it.
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  17. Lexy88 Well-Known Member

    Lol they advertised this heaps on tv here [I'm from NZ!!] - it was mostly to increase awareness of rescue dogs and adopting them. :)
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  18. sara Moderator

    I dont have any pics of myself, so cant do this... but it looks like fun!

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