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Paws For Thought ...

Updated: May 1, 2023

Wedding ceremonies are a family affair and more and more couples are considering to make their fur babies part of their wedding celebrations and there are plenty of ways for the fur baby to play an important part during the wedding.

During the ceremony the couple can be totally flexible to WHERE they want the ceremony to be, as well as WHAT they want to say during the ceremony and more and more couples are considering pet friendly venues where their special member of the family is welcome.

Having a celebrant led ceremony in a pet friendly venue would allow you to have your cat, dog or even horse present and play an important part during your ceremony.

You can be very creative when planning for a pawfect ceremony and you can have your dog or cat be the ring bearer or honourable flower girl. Furry companions would be the pawfect addition to a truly unique ceremony.

Your furry family member can be present when the bride is getting ready or the dog can take on the important job of walking the bride down the aisle, wearing a special bowtie outfit. You can make a bespoke collar and lead using your own design, which could match your flower scheme. How unique would that be?

Obviously having you pet at the ceremony can be just another thing you have to worry about. However, to create a pet friendly environment couples can book special pet chaperone companies, who will make sure the furry friend is looked after during the day or even beyond. They will make sure that the pet arrives on time, washed and looking it’s best, wearing their special wedding outfit. The dog chaperone will present the dog as agreed for the ring bearing ceremony or to lead the bride down the aisle. The dog chaperone might take the pet home once the family photos are in the bag and the ceremony moves on, to ensure the couple can party without worrying about the fur baby.

Your furry friend can be part of the commitment signature or they can feature during the official family photographs.

Making a grand entrance!!!

Why not arrive at the ceremony on horseback? I am horsey myself and I can think of nothing more dramatic than to arrive at my wedding ceremony on a beautiful horse. Equally, it would be fantastic to see the couple arrive in a beautiful horse drawn carriage pulled by amazing looking horses for a very special effect.

As your celebrant I will embrace your choice and I will help you to give your ceremony THAT SPECIAL feeling.

Including your fur baby on the special day will create the most amazing ceremony you are dreaming off, despite all the recent setbacks of the Covid restrictions.

Sabine Smith

Outdoor Weddings and Elopements, Cornwall

Outdoor Weddings and Elopements, Cornwall

Outdoor Weddings and Elopements, Cornwall

Outdoor Weddings and Elopements, Cornwall

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