When Sophia Coleman showed up for her first date with her husband, Josh, Rocky was the very first thing she saw. She immediately fell in love with the little senior rescue pup, and eventually she fell in love with Josh too.
Rocky has been there throughout their relationship, so when the couple started planning their wedding, they knew they wanted him to play a major role.
“We had ups and downs in our relationship, and Rocky was always there to remind us what true love is, so there was no doubt that he had to be a part of the marriage,” Coleman told The Dodo.cute senior dog They decided that Rocky would hold two titles at the ceremony – “best puppy” and ring bearer.
They gave him a little costume to wear, and between the costume and his constant “beeping” due to his missing teeth, he looked absolutely perfect. Is there anything cuter than a dog with a little purple tie and tongue sticking out? Probably not. cute dog in tie The plan was for Rocky to walk down the aisle as the ring bearer in front of all the wedding guests, which the couple didn’t think would be too much of a problem.
Even though Rocky can be a grumpy old man at times, he absolutely loves people. “He’s a pretty brave little guy despite being 13 years old,” Coleman said. When the day finally came, Rocky took his assignments very seriously… for the most part. . “He did well at rehearsal when there were no guests, but during the actual ceremony he was a bit distracted by the guests! I think he was hoping each person would give him some treats. While everyone loved seeing the couple get married, it’s possible they loved seeing Rocky with them even more. . “When he walked down the aisle, there was a lot of happy laughter. He really was the star of the show!
Rocky, however, wasn’t too keen on the idea and also found a way to make a well-deserved appearance at the reception. ‘He was better off resting, plus we didn’t want anyone tripping over him,’ Coleman said. “At one point he burst through the baby gate and escaped when someone opened the door to the honeymoon suite. He immediately found my husband and me, he wanted to be by our side all night! In the end, Rocky performed his roles the way he wanted — and his parents wouldn’t have it any other way.