Dogfishing: The sinister dating trend haunting the apps

Dogfishing: The sinister dating trend haunting the apps

(Picture: Ella Byworth/)One of the greatest tragedies of my entire life occurred earlier this week, when I thought I had been the first person to coin a new dating trend: dogfishing.

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

That Tinder picture of a nice, caring guy posing with his adorable best friend might not quite be everything it seems.Some research suggests that women are especially likely to find men attractive if they have a dog, perhaps because they see it as evidence of a kind, warm and trustworthy personality.