12 Reasons Your Dog Needs To Be At Your Wedding

12 reasons your dog needs to be at your wedding

It’s all too easy to forget about our furry little friends on your big day. I’m going on record and saying your dog needs to be there. And if you’re working to a strict headcount, just uninvite that weird aunt you never actually visit.

Here’s why you shouldn’t leave those poor little guys at home:

1. He’ll be really sad without you


Source: An Orchard Elopement

2. He’s already sorted his outfit


Source: Thrifty Maine Cornfield Wedding

3. He’s ready for his close up

pug beach seaside wedding

Source: A Vintage Great British Seaside Shoot

4. Seriously, this tuxedo isn’t going to wear itself


Source: Red + Black Rockabilly Wedding

5. He’s been dreaming about being a groomsman for ages


Source: An Alice Wedding in Australia

6. He’s always looked up to you


Source: Vintage Wedding at the Royal Observatory

7. After all, he’s man’s best friend


Source: Reclaimed & Revisited DIY Wedding

8. And you’re practically family


Source: An Anti-Princess, Nerdy & Eco-Friendly Wedding

9. You know he just wants to protect you


Source: Relaxed Backyard BBQ Wedding

10. He’ll make a great ringbearer


Source: Historic Cemetary Wedding

11. And he’ll give you space for romance


Source: A Farm Wedding with Fancy Dress, Fun & Frolics

12. …Just not too much!


Source: Glamorous pin up wedding


  1. beki

    My mums dog, tilly, will be at our wedding as my fiance proposed whilst we were walking her on the beach 🙂

  2. YES! I’m a firm believer in animals at weddings. My dog passed away 6 months ago, but he was my best friend & fur baby, and I don’t think a wedding would be the same without your best friend/ fur baby!

  3. Sara

    I don’t regret having our sweet pup at our wedding. I even took some of my bridal portraits with her! She is our little child and we couldn’t have imagined going through this life event without her there. Plus, she loved that little pink polka dot dress that she got to wear in that final photo!

  4. Samantha

    My 3 dogs will be at our wedding next May. Also the vicar is letting them into church. And why not! I think we will sing all creatures great and small The Lord God made them all. My male dog is wearing a Elvis number which my friend had kindly insisted on making him. They are our family and it wouldn’t be the same without them.

  5. Steph

    I didn’t have my woofer at our wedding. It was in London and I didn’t want someone else looking after her during any uncertain moments, she’s quite hyper and I would have been distracted worrying about what she was doing all day.

    Though what I did for her was organise a puppy play date and sleep over with one of her best friends. I can guarantee that she didn’t miss me that much lol.

  6. Xaay Granberry

    My Golden Retriever,Curtis, passed away right before our 2012 nuptials. I was heartbroken that he wasn’t with us because he was going to walk me down the aisle. In fact we almost cancelled the ceremony to just elope; that is how much this sweet, angelic pooch meant to us.

  7. Brilliant!!! I’m a Celebrant and I have a couple of Brides who are having their dogs ‘babies’ at their Weddings.. I envourage it .. I wish I’d had my cats at mine.. then again… mibbe not.. they’d prefer to be napping on my couch.. 😉


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