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

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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."


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  • vewazucaky
    vewazucakyThursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:09 am
    have a good day at your weding
    • ?Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:39 am
      SOOOOOO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      • DjWednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:40 am
        • lexitheruler
          lexitherulerTuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:29 pm
          sooooooooooooooooo cute and the language that they were speaking was Spanish and I understaned what they were saying so give a thumbs up if u are Mexican or latino
          • hazey
            hazeyTuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm
            i hope thay have a good weding!!!!!!!!!!
            • Amazing AmericaTuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1:25 pm
              Adorable and cute 🐶
              • SansTuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10:25 am
                Cats are so much better
                • ?Monday, September 4, 2017 at 6:12 pm
                  it is cute but cats are better
                  • nyancat202
                    nyancat202Friday, September 8, 2017 at 9:20 am
                    I agree cats are better
                  • Ray Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 8:40 am
                    I love animals I wish I was a dog 🐶
                    • ireshaMonday, August 28, 2017 at 11:49 am
                      lol omg

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