Why Your Pet Should Be Invited to Your Wedding

My bridesmaid, the red hen. Photo: Tracey Buyce

Imagine walking down the aisle with a pair of tuxedo-clad French bulldogs or taking bridal photos with barnyard donkeys. Sure, there might be some small mishaps — like when your pet hen gets mad about being used as a “chicken bouquet” (see above). But click ahead to meet nine couples who have no regrets about bringing along their furry, feathered, or scaled friends on their wedding days.

*This article appears in the summer 2016 issue of New York Weddings.