However Thursday’s wedding seems the be-all and-end all of dog weddings since it is officially the most expensive pet wedding, holding the Guinness World Record.
But best of all, the goods and services mounting to $158,187.26 were all donated and the proceeds from the guests with ticket prices starting at $250 went to the Humane Society of New York.
Of course wedding guests could have just sent in their checks, but this seems like a fun if somewhat goofy way for people to dress up in ball gowns and black tie to spend their evening and their money for a good cause while raising awareness for shelter dogs.
No expense was spared for the black-tie gala, held at the Jumeirah Essex House Hotel at Central Park. The “dream team” included a celebrity wedding planner, a “lighting guru” with experience at major museums, and highly touted chefs for the reception, to name just a few.
Guests also enjoyed a $5,000 sushi spread and a $15,000 seven-piece orchestra. The bride wore a $6,000 custom wedding dress.
Pet advocate and TV personality, Wendy Diamond, arranged the wedding for her rescue dog, a Coton de Tulear named Baby Hope Diamond. The groom was Chilly Pasternak, a Poodle from Virginia, who won the online vote.
Some might agree with Triumph the insult dog who officiated at the ceremony, finally pronouncing them dog and bitch.
"If these two dogs could talk, they would look around this room and what everyone has done for them ... And they would say, this is insane! Seriously? We're DOGS! You people are cuckoo."
No puppies will come out of the union since both are spayed or neutered.