There’s nothing sweeter than including your beloved dog or cat in your wedding and today we are paying tribute to our furry friends with pet-related wedding inspiration.

1. To-Die-For Apparel:
Many will argue that dressing your animal up in cute clothes is plain wrong, but on a special occasion like your wedding, how can you resist some of these adorable accessories?

Throwing a formal wedding? Dress your dog in a doggie tuxedo! For a more casual affair, have him wear a preppy bowtie.

preppy dog bowtie
Photo Credit: SewPuppy/Etsy (left); BowWowCouture/Etsy (right)

A mini hat is the perfect fit for a cat. And if you’re planning to have your dog walk down the aisle, a tutu to match the bridesmaids’ dresses is too cute.


Photo Credit: ToScarboroughFair/Etsy (left); TutuDoll/Etsy (right)

Give your dog’s collar a wedding makeover with a customized engraved nameplate.


Photo Credit: Dog Gone Nice/Etsy 

And dress up your dog’s leash with flowers and pearls.


Photo Credit: InspiredbyViolet/Etsy

2. Must-Take Photos:
We think it’s an adorable idea to bring your pet into your engagement or wedding photos. Animals bring personality and fun to your photos and it’s a great opportunity to get creative and spunky with your portraits.

cat in engagement photos
Photo Credit: Hilary Cam Photography

Photo Credit: Dottie Photography

dog in wedding
Photo Credit: Gambol Photography (left); Parallel 57 (right)

3. Décor Ideas:
If bringing your pet to your wedding is more trouble than it’s worth, consider some pet-themed décor ideas.

Use these adorable coasters during your reception or send them home with your guests as favors.

dog coaster favors
Photo Credit: LePapierStudio/Etsy

Honor your pet with your escort cards or table numbers!


Photo Credit: JonNiPaperGoods/Etsy (left); tiffzippy/Etsy (right)

Attach customized dog tags to your favors.


Photo Credit: Lin and Jirsa

Serve up cake pops modeled after your beloved pet!


Photo Credit: Bakerella

Tell us: Will you be including a pet in your big day?

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