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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  • leilani.14Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 4:41 pm
    @queen good , i love this too :) <3
    • queen goodSunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:14 pm
      love this. so good
      • kitty loverSunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:08 pm
        it is so smart they used ink paw prints to sign the paper! 😘😅😍😄🐶🐶
        • kitty loverSunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:06 pm
          oh it is just so cute!
          • kitty loverSunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:03 pm
            OMG that is so sweet!
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              love3307_03Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 9:35 am
              is so cute!😍 I love it! Best article!😊
              • Catsrule1234567Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:01 pm
                # canine newlyweds 💕
                • Catsrule1234567Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6:57 pm
                  Too cute
                  • Queen miracleFriday, March 24, 2017 at 12:34 pm
                    That is so quite and anjoying,and cute being dressed up like the and also I am varey happy 😊 for them.
                    • ToothFariyFriday, March 24, 2017 at 11:36 am
                      OMG SO CUTE

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