Weddings And Your Pet

My wife and I married in a Medieval Themed Style wedding back in the summer of 2002. Our only Papillon dog (at the time), Maxxie, played a major part in it. It was an outdoor wedding and afterwards the event was under a huge tent outside on a venue with about 10 acres. About 85 people showed up in costumes, but it was 32c that day and a good handful took their costume out before the dinner and party started, but fortunately we rallied them out to the road and took a great picture of them all!

Anyway, Maxxie was a big part of our wedding. He was there, “all dressed up” (wearing a tie), and was let loose the entire venue. He is a social monger and enjoyed greeting all the people and having free reigns to go where ever he pleased, although he usually stayed close to us. During the actual handfasting/wedding ceremony we did lock him up in the location’s house and once again during dinner (health regulations required we do this while we were eating), but for the most part he was on his own and just like any other guest, allowed to roam free and enjoy the festivities!

Here’s Our Video of our Maxxie at OUR Medieval Wedding

I know – you’ve probably seen it a gajillion times since 2002 when it was taken as I probably have linked this video here at PetLvr Blog a gajillion plus one times! But, it’s a cute video of all the outtakes of Maxxie done by our videographer. There are more pictures and videos over on our wedding site,

Are YOU Getting Married This Summer? has a feature this week called 5 Ways to Include Pets in Weddings and be sure to catch their Pet Wedding Fashion tips while you are there. You can also read some real tales of pet wedding mishaps while you are there – which, can happen if you are not prepared!

You won’t regret it! Just look at me! Six years later and it’s like yesterday to us! We are sooooooooo happy we included our Maxxie in our wedding – and, you can be too! Include your pet on your most important day of your lives!

Maybe YOUR DOG Wants To Get Married?

Well .. if your dog is one that goes about the neighborhood and has a ‘girlfriend/boyfriend’ behind every fence .. is offering some tips on How To Host The Best Pet Wedding along with their own Pet Wedding Attire suggestions! also has tips for Pet Owners who are planning weddings too 🙂

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5 Responses

  1. Amanda Beals
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    So glad you liked the pet wedding article as much as we did!

    Amanda Beals/

  2. HART (1-800-HART)
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    Hi Amanda ..

    Pets and Weddings, when they go together, are always cool 🙂 As I mentioned above, we’re so glad we included our pet in our wedding festival! More people should be doing this!

  3. Tina
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    What fun!!! Thanks for sharing. Love the video.

  4. HART (1-800-HART)
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    It was a great outdoor party that night 🙂

  5. Everything Weddings
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    Hi, Great video. I’ve heard of Medieval weddings before but never witnessed one. Well done. Check out more interesting stuff here Everything you want to know about Weddings

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