Entourage? Check! Wedding suppliers? Check check! Now that you’ve filled most of the important roles for your wedding day, how about giving a special one to your favorite pets? Whether you grew up together or it was simply love at first sight, pets definitely have a place in your wedding day. Whether you own a dog, a cat, a bunny, or even a turtle, there are a number of creative ways you can involve them! The first thing you have to consider is your pet’s personality. Not all pets can be social butterflies. The second is their companion for the evening, just to be sure their needs are taken care of. Lastly, consider letting your guests know it will be a pet-friendly wedding. Some would really appreciate the heads up. Ready to find the perfect role you can give your furry friends? Keep on reading for a few ideas!
Pet of Honor
If your pet lives up to the title of “man’s best friend,” then he or she absolutely deserves the role of Pet of Honor on your special day. You’ll have to save the task of carrying your train and giving a speech to a human friend, but you can count on your furry one for all the love and support you need. Be sure to check if your ceremony and reception venues are pet-friendly beforehand!
Best Dressed Guest
This one’s for the pawrents that love to play dress up! Now’s your chance to dress your pet up to the nine’s in a dashing tux or a dainty tutu. You can opt to shop online or ask your designer if they can whip up something special just for you. Do pack lots of treats with whoever is assigned to be your pet’s date to the wedding. Trust us, many of your guests will be lining up for a photo op with the night’s best dressed!
Say goodbye to pre-wedding jitters and cold feet when your favorite friend is there to distract you with their cuteness. Whether you’re getting ready at home or at a hotel, having your pet by your side has a unique way of making you feel calm and relaxed. It’s also a great time to sneak in a quick photoshoot for keepsakes you can take with you on this new journey.
Model for Your Wedding Stationery
Honor your pet by including them in your wedding stationery. It’s common practice to name your entourage in your invitation suite, so if your pet has played a big role in your love story, why not give a special mention to them too? Other than wedding invitations, you can also have your pet model for signages, giveaways, or wedding decor!
Flower Girl or Ring Bearer
You can train your pets to join your entourage and walk down the aisle. Move over traditional humans, these pets will be the star of the show. Next only to the bride, of course! Start training with a flower in tow and make your way to a pillow carrying “your rings.” Just to be sure, entrust the actual bands with the Best Man to avoid any unwanted surprises.
If you would prefer your pets mingle and enjoy the festivities, you can order miniature figures to play the role of cake toppers. Your wedding cake will surely stand out from the rest and no guest would dare sneak a bite with your guard pets on duty. It will be such an adorable idea to make them part of your cake cutting tradition.
Last but not the least, you can give your furbabies the role of family. Have them stand with you at the altar or plan a family shoot post-nuptials. Either way, when you look back on the photos of this special day, you’ll see them with you every step of the way. You can also save them a spot next you at the reception to make sure they don’t miss any of the action.