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Meet the furry love of your life with dog speed dating
Written by
Cassidy Knowlton

Are you a lonely heart? Do you wish for companionship, friendship or maybe even true love? Is there a border collie-shaped hole in your life? 

Pet rescue organisation Pets Haven is ready to help (they are the lovely souls who brought us a litter of kittens in need of homes a few weeks ago, see the video below).

Head to @petshaven for more info! 🐱🐱

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Pets Haven is hosting a dog speed dating event on Saturday February 17 at the soon-to-be-built Yarra One apartment complex, 18 Claremont Street, South Yarra, from noon to 3pm. Prospective dog owners will meet a group of puppers who need homes, including a litter of border collie puppies. For those already loved up, there will be a dog wash and grooming van, an off-leash dog area, a pet photographer and a dog kissing booth. For human companions, gelateria Pipadipo (which we reckon is the best in Melbourne!) will be on hand offering free gelato. 

Those who find love and adopt a friend for life will get a lead and collar from Animals in Charge, a healthy treat starter pack from WAGS and a Leash It Bluetooth tracker, so you can make sure your new pooch stays put. 

Want take your doggo on a date? Here are the best picnic spots in Melbourne. Or bring Fido to the flicks – QV Melbourne Outdoor Cinema welcomes dogs to every screening (plus they're giving away free cocktails and snacks).

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