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7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog On Your Wedding Day

During the pandemic, many people adopted new furry friends to keep them company. And now many of those people, especially millennials, are finally getting married and having their wedding celebrations. Many people consider their pets to be part of the family. And as an engaged couple, it's only natural to want to include their “pandemic puppy” into their big day. There are many ways to incorporate them, whether that’s the wedding day itself, or your engagement photos. Depending on your dog's personality and temperament, there are many ways to include them. There are also many options for dogs who get stressed or can’t be around big crowds. Keep reading to learn more about 7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog On Your Wedding Day.


7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog on Your Wedding Day

Photographer: Anne-Marie Photography

1. Ring Bearer


First on our list of 7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog On Your Wedding Day is making your dog your ring bearer. You can get a custom ring box made for your dog's collar. Or, you could always have someone walk down the aisle with the dog, just to make sure he or she is comfortable.

2. Flower Girl


Next on our list of 7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog On Your Wedding Day is to make them a flower girl or as we like to say "flower friend". Another way to tie them into the theme, you can take some of the flowers from the bouquet, or something very similar and make a floral collar for the dog to wear.

3. Escort


Next on the list of 7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog On Your Wedding Day is to have them be your escort down the aisle. And if you decide to have one of your parents or another significant person escort you, your dog can be right by your side as well.

4. Greeter


Another creative way to include your pet in your wedding is by making them a greeter. This could be right when guests are coming in to the venue or being seated for your ceremony. You can also have them greet your guests when they are on the way to the reception.


5. Cake Topper

Next on the list is to include him or her on your wedding cake. You can always talk with the cake designer and come up with a creative way to include your furry friend. Either on the actual cake or even on the cake topper.


6. Invitations/RSVP cards

Invitations/RSVP cards are also on our list of 7 Creative Ways to Include Your Dog On Your Wedding Day. You can include a picture of him or her on the invitations. You can also choose to add a picture on your RSVP cards.

7. Table Markers

Another fun idea is to include a photo of your dog on the table markers. That way your guests can easily find their table, while also seeing your furry friend and having a fun conversation piece.



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