Animals at weddings!

8 ways to include animals at your wedding

Photography // by Natasha Pavez

Oh, how we love animals at weddings. They’re adorable, funny, full of love and sometimes even a little wild – qualities that never go astray at a wedding! You might not be able to include your furry friend in your big day (some venues prohibit animals at weddings), but if you’re lucky and you can, here’s some inspiration from Jess Marks Photography. Send that invitation to Fido ASAP.

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1. A final cuddle with your adoring pooch before you leave for the church? Check.

Bride saying goodbye to her pup before she leaves fort the church.

2. Dressing up to the nines is not just for humans.

Dress your pooch for the occasion. Wedding dog and his bride.

3. No pets? No problem. Take some pictures at a local farm and be prepared for some classic outtakes.

No animals? no problem. This bride and groom headed to a local farm for some classic outtakes.

4. Photos in the field = very nice. Photos in field + cows = utterly charming.

Animals at weddings: Bride and groom in a field with cows at sunset.

5. Sidle up for a selfie with an alpaca, for a wedding photo with a difference.

Animals at weddings: Bride and groom with an alpaca.

6. Let’s face it, dogs just make everything cooler.

Dog and photographer at a wedding.

7. Why shouldn’t Fluffy walk down the aisle with you both? Just as long as he’s properly attired, of course.

Bride and groom leaving church with their tuxedo dressed pup.

8. A word of wisdom if you’re planning to have your pet at your wedding: be prepared to share the spotlight. But don’t worry, you’ll also get some great wedding photos.

Bride and bridesmaids getting ready for wedding with the dog.

Book Jess Marks Photography, or to  find more photographers who shoot pets at weddings, head to our wedding photographer directory!