At least pictures of the man is next to the dog, collect more likes than a photo of a man stands alone. These were established in the analysis of 1210 accounts in Instagram. It turned out that most of the attention from the opposite sex get dog owners.
Scientists suggest that the presence of male dog says he's able to love someone and to really care. To care for and train a dog is hard work that requires time and patience.
Women are projecting these feelings to themselves, believing that such a man would be a good partner for strong relationship: responsible, attentive and caring.