Would you agree that using an untrained pet to determine how much you trust or like your date is an irresponsible alternative to using your own sense?

Use your own sense first. And chances are if you have doubts about the person- that right there, is a sign. Pets/animals are great at judging people though. Reference: https://www.quora.com/Would-you-agree-that-using-an-untrained-pet-to-determine-how-much-you-trust-or-like-your-date-is-an-irresponsible-alternative-to-using-your-own-sense