Your Pets Are Family Too

Wedding pet attendant is a real thing. On your wedding day, you want to make sure all of your loved ones are involved.  Certainly that means your pets too.  They are family after all. As a result, your pets will feel extra loved and you will have your furry best friend by your side. However, it must include tons of belly rubs and treats. It can be a challenge to include your pets in your wedding. For example, where will they fit into the day and who will care for them.

bride and groom have two pet dogs as wedding pet attendants
Photo by Cornelia Zaiss Photography

Favorite Ways To Include Your Pets

As a “Wedding Day Pet Care” company, FairyTail Pet Care, gives their expert advice. Founder, Ilana says, “We have seen it all at this point!” Therefore, here are some of their favorite ways couples have included pets in the wedding planning.

Flower Girl or Ring Bearer

First, is there anything cuter than a dog walking down the aisle? Even if they don’t actually carry the rings or flowers.  This is still an adorable way to show your guests how much your pup means to you. Most importantly, it lets them get in on the fun.

Wedding Pet Attendant

Second, let him or her be your wedding pet attendant. Assign your dog as an escort to an important person in your ceremony. For example, a bridesmaid, your parents or even the soon-to-be Mr. or Mrs. Certainly, your dog will know they have an important job to do. Likewise your person will be honored to walk with your furry best friend.

wedding pet attendant accompanies bridesmaid
Photo by Pezz Photo

Puppy Greeter

Thirdly, when your guests arrive, let them be greeted with puppy kisses. If your pup will be the first thing your guests see as they arrive, we guarantee there will be smiles all around. In the same vein, consider partnering with an  agency to encourage pet adoption. Every FairyTail Pet Care Wedding helps a shelter animal find a forever home. Read more on their About Us page.

Engagement Photos With Your Pets

Fourth, it’s not always possible to include your pet in your actual wedding day. They may not be able to be your best wedding pet attendant. However they can still be recognized and honored. For instance, consider having your engagement photos taken with your pets. Let them be the ones to announce the big news. Subsequently the photos will last a lifetime and will be a great memory to share with your family and friends.

engagement photo with dogs and cat
Photo by Lifelong Photography Studio
engagement photo with pet wearing a sign
Photo by Ashlee Hamon Photography
pets in engagement photos
Photo by Caroline Allen Photography

It's All In The Details

Lastly, whether or not they are actually at the wedding, you can make them a special part of your wedding planning. For example, put them in the wedding details. That is to say, from adding their picture to your wedding signage, to making them the focus of your wedding invitations. Similarly, honor them with their likeness created from sugar on your cake topper.

couples pet used as image on sign for wedding
Photo by Hannah Glo Photo
wedding invitation and stationery with images of pets
Photo-Caroline & Evan Photography/Stationery-Sarah Bubar Designs
wedding cake topper of couples dogs
Photo by Rad Red Creatve

In conclusion, there are so many fun ways to include your pets in your wedding day. Your furry best friends are special too. Hire a professional to take care of them all day so you can enjoy your wedding day stress free.  In short, you and your pets will have the best day ever.

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