Samantha Clark really wanted her wedding day to be impactful on my lives that just her own. That’s why she didn’t have her bridesmaid’s carry bouquet’s of flowers down the aisle, but rather rescue puppies.
The cute pupper’s are all adoptable and from a local Iowa shelter. She told The Dodo that she is a dog lover and has three of them. “I originally wanted to incorporate them, but they already have a home and plenty of love. I anted to incorporate animal that needed both: love and a home.”
Samantha reached out AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport. They shelter just took in about 100 dogs that were displaced from Hurricane Harvey. The shelter had a table set up at Samantha’s reception and ceremony so her guests could submit adoption forms. “I’ve been told many adoption applications have been submitted,” Samantha said.
The many adoption applications mean the ‘bouquet’ puppies were a hit. Jamie Scott, a spokesperson for the rescue group said that the impact from Samantha’s wedding has been overwhelming. “We have had many people contacting us about it and also asking if they can have puppies at their wedding or party,” she said. “We have also gotten many adoption applications for the puppies.”
I think it’s safe to say that everyone prefers cute needy puppies over flowers.