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Senior dogs make the best bouquets

As rescue advocates, we knew we wanted to include rescue dogs in our wedding. We had our 2 rescues walk down the aisle, and we had them represented in the signature cocktails and on the cake. But we also wanted to specifically promote senior dog adoption and hospice fostering, a concept we have always felt strongly about but especially after we hospice-adopted our 12 year old foster pit with advanced lymphoma in 2018. We hoped she would make it, but we lost her nearly a year to the day before the wedding. To honor her and all of our senior fosters who have found homes we invited local rescues to send adoptable seniors, hospice fosters, and dogs adopted as seniors to take photos with us. The dogs all came to the park and loved getting loved on by the bridal party for photos! We hope that the photos help raise awareness for senior dogs and hospice adoption and fostering, because all dogs deserve love at the end of their lives.

Sam C
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY