For many animal-loving brides, the decision to include your pet in your wedding festivities is a no-brainer. And for Miami brides unsure of where to take their dog or cat to get primped and ready for their wedding, this list will make sure to fully prep your furry BFF for your big day. From a salon with over 10 years’ experience in the Miami area to a boutique that partners with a local rescue organization, these businesses these pet boutiques are perfect for getting your pet ready for his or her trip down the aisle.
Lovely Pets Grooming Salon & Boutique
Fido deserves just as much pre-wedding beauty treatment as the bridal party does. And at Lovely Pets, all breeds are welcome for a bath, brush, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and even a blow dry. With 12 years experience serving Miami and Coconut Grove, Lovely Pets is perfect for making sure your furry maid of honor or best man look their best in photos.
The Dog Bar
At The Dog Bar, pet accessories are taken very seriously. From sailor outfits for nautical-themed ensembles to a sunflower tutu dress, your dog will be outfitted adorably from head to paw. An even better bonus to going to The Dog Bar has worked with Miami rescue organizations to find homes for dogs and cats in the area for almost 20 years.
Doggie Bag Café
Many restaurants allow dogs on their patios, but Doggie Bag Café is the first restaurant in Florida just for dogs. With all wedding planning taking up a lot of a bride’s time, it could be fun to take your pup out to celebrate the impending nuptials. They also have a complete doggie bakery so you can grab some baked goods for your pet — helping them to enjoy their version of wedding cake, of course.
Pupaholic has a large collection of outfits for any pet’s personality. Some notable ensembles include a bowtie and cuffs set perfect for male dogs that are members of the wedding party — and an angel costume for little fur ladies that are eager to strut their stuff on the wedding day. There’s even a mini sombrero perfect for including your dog in your bachelorette party snaps.
Bark Avenue Bakery
Bark Avenue Bakery is celebrating 15 years in business specializing in gourmet dog treats. The bakery makes small, medium, and large bone-shaped cakes as well as cupcakes. The cakes can be decorated to your liking, so if you are interested in getting your pets their very own wedding cake, this could be the way to go. Bark Avenue Bakery also offers many different options for dog treats, including apple oatmeal soft bites and bacon cheeseburger sliders. The treats can be ordered online, which could make for a cute addition to your bridesmaids’ gifts for those who are pet owners.