This Guy Proposed With 16 Dogs, So All Other Boyfriends Can Just Go Home

Best of luck topping a bouquet of puppies

Updated 12/08/18

Photo by Rebecca Yale

SO. MANY. PUPPIES. If your dream is to roll around in a big pile of dogs, you're about to be so, so jealous. When this guy recently popped the question, he brought on the puppy love by proposing with 16 (yes, 16) adorable dogs. Pack it in, boyfriends of the world—you'll never be able to top this proposal, photographed by Rebecca Yale.

When Maurice asked Laura to take a quick impromptu hike with him up Runyon Canyon before getting drinks with friends one evening, she didn't think anything of it. "The guy surprised me with a 5K race on a date night six months into the relationship," she said. So the easy, supposedly spur-of-the-moment jaunt didn't seem all that out of the ordinary. That is, until they rounded the top of Runyon Canyon, where Laura was met with a trail of rose petals. "It wasn’t until I saw the rose petals that I knew it was more," explained Laura. "Like, a lot more." Yeah, you can say that again....

Photo by Rebecca Yale

There, Laura and Maurice were met with an a cappella choir who began belting out The Little Mermaid's "Kiss the Girl," as Laura began (very understandably) freaking out. Maurice dropped to one knee and popped the question with a gorgeous pear-cut engagement ring. Then came the moment every girl dreams of: Release the dogs!

Photo by Rebecca Yale

Photo by Rebecca Yale

Photo by Rebecca Yale

Photo by Rebecca Yale

As Laura said her tearful yes, 16 doggos suddenly appeared, excitedly running around Laura and Maurice. This was the final surprise Maurice had prepared for this so-perfect-we're-crying proposal—the release of a pack of pups, courtesy of Pack of Hearts, to congratulate his new fiancée with sloppy kisses. Because dogs > doves, obviously. "I can't imagine anything more magical," said Laura.

Photo by Rebecca Yale

Photo by Rebecca Yale

Photo by Rebecca Yale

Now for the important question: Are all 16 of these pups scoring wedding invites?

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