Video Of The Week — Wedding Bells For Canine Couples In Peru

By Meera Dolasia on February 20, 2017

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Canines tie the knot in Lima, Peru (Photo Credit: YouTubescreencat

Two days before Valentine’s Day, 40 couples dressed in gorgeous wedding gowns and black tuxedos tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony in Peru’s capital, Lima. Not impressed? How about if we tell you that the brides and grooms were dogs?

After the couples had professed or should we say “woofed” their love for each other, the district of San Miguel issued marriage certificates complete with paw prints to the proud, often teary-eyed, owners. According to the organizers, the fun event is meant to promote pet responsibility among the canine “parents.” As Miguel Gomez, whose pet was part of the ceremony, later said, "Now, all that's left is for the two dogs to be together and that they will live happy forever."

Resources: metro.com.uk, news.sky.com

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  • ceniyahWednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:12 am
    these dogs are so cute and the other ones are to
    • unicornTuesday, June 27, 2017 at 8:54 am
      i love dogs and i was so cute
      • TaXs PopTuesday, June 27, 2017 at 8:50 am
        it was cool
        • ah-1298
          ah-1298Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 5:01 pm
          Awwww! I want a dog now!!!
          • lover123876Friday, June 16, 2017 at 6:31 am
            so cute
            • pink1234567890
              pink1234567890Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:43 am
              OMG this is so cute watch the video its about dogs who gets married they're outfits is cute!
              • mo91011
                mo91011Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 11:42 am
                I have a girl dog and my neiber has a boy dog and my dog HATES there dog and there dog LOVES my dog
              • BOG THE GLOB Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 4:53 pm
                Aww... so pretty🐶
                • Mars BarsTuesday, June 6, 2017 at 4:51 pm
                  Aww... so cute and sweet
                  • Mars barsTuesday, June 6, 2017 at 4:48 pm
                    The doggie bride is wearing a dress and the other one is dressed in a tuxedo... HOW CUTE! Love it

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