02/24/2014 11:47 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

10 Reasons To Include Your Pet In Your Wedding

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By Kellee Khalil for

Having a pet at your wedding definitely isn't for everyone -- it can be stressful for the animal and difficult for the bride and groom to manage. But for many couples, inviting your furry friend to stand next to you on the Big Day is important and meaningful -- and it makes for great photo ops.

We've rounded up photos of some of the sweetest furry wedding guests. Browse 10 of our favorites below!

Photo by: Clean Plate Pictures on Wedding Chicks via

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Photo by: Goumin on Bridal Musings via

Photo by: Stephanie A. Smith Photography on Society Bride via

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Photo by: KT Merry on Engaged & Inspired via

Photo by: Elizabeth in Love on Bridal Guide via

Photo by: Matt & Katie on Polka Dot Bride via

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