Here comes the bride… and her dog!


Robin loves Buckley so much, she is including her in her wedding! Help her pick her dress below!

By Robin Hawn, Senior Brand Manager at PetSafe

If you are like me, your dog is a huge part of your life. Buckley is literally my best friend (my apologies to my human friends, I hope you’ll understand). When my boyfriend Kristopher proposed marriage to me, I knew right away that I wanted Buckley in the wedding. Kris, who loves Buckley as much as I do, agreed Buckley could be a flower girl.

More and more couples are including their pooches in their weddings. In fact, Buckley will follow in the “paw prints” of dogs with parents like Gwen Stefani, Adam Sandler and many other celebrity dogs as she trots down the aisle. So maybe we are in vogue!

The big question all along has been deciding what Buckley will wear. I may have thought more about her dress than my own!

My mother comes of a long line of seamstresses, and she will be making Buckley’s dress. Yet, I’m letting the PetSafe fans decide on the actual dress. The dress that is the most popular choice will be the one the Buckley wears on the big day. Don’t let the colors throw you; the dress will be made in a light blue or yellow fabric.

Glamour Girl

If you like this Glamour Girl dress the best, vote for it in the comment section below!

Frilly Fido

If you like this Frilly Fido dress the best, vote for it in the comment section below!

Bell of the Ball

If you like this Belle of the Ball dress the best, vote for it in the comment section below!

Enter a comment below to let me know your favorite of the three dresses above. I can’t wait to see what you pick, and I’m so thankful for having this big decision off my shoulders and on to yours.  I’ll be announcing the winner on April 6!

I’m also thankful to live in Knoxville where we have many dog parks. The PetSafe Downtown Dog Park will make a fantastic site for our nuptials and of course it’s dog friendly.

Don’t have a dog park in your town? The PetSafe Bark for Your Park Contest is coming soon and you could win $100K for your city to build a dog park.


Robin Hawn is the Senior Brand Manager of the PetSafe Family of Brands for Radio Systems Corporation, head quartered in Knoxville, TN. She works to build a brand of products designed to give consumer more of the best moments they can possibly have with their pets. She has a MBA with a Marketing Emphasis, a B.A in English, and 10 years experience developing and launching marketing plans, brand strategy and PR campaigns across a variety of diverse industries. Her French bulldog Buckley typically logs the same hours at the office as Robin. She volunteers with the Most Pet Friendly Community initiative that has a mission of making Knoxville, TN the most pet friendly community in America.

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25 Responses to Here comes the bride… and her dog!

  1. Kristine Powell says:

    Love the Glamour Girl!!!

  2. Peggy McLynn says:

    I like Glamour Girl the best for a wedding!!

  3. sarah says:

    I love the frilly fido… don’t love the red but love the ruffles!

  4. Anne says:

    Definitely the Glam Girl unless you’re going with more of a fun-loving look to all your gowns. I think the Glam Girl will make her look very elegant and lady-like.

  5. Marta says:

    I love the idea of Buckley in the Belle of the Ball dress! Congrats.

  6. Debbie says:

    Glamour Girl for sure!

  7. Laura says:

    Glamour Girl! Congrats!

  8. Miranda says:

    Frilly Fido!

  9. Amy says:

    Glamour Girl!!

  10. Lauren says:

    Belle of the Ball!

  11. Jacque Meredith says:

    It has to be Glamour Girl And of course Congratulations!!!!

  12. Elizabeth says:


  13. Joy says:

    Glamor Girl is an excellent design choice. I love the netting and accented ribbon. The dress could even be the same color as your dress with accent colors in the ribbon and net. Congratulations on your wedding and may God bless the three of you.

  14. Ursula Hartunian says:

    frilly fido

  15. Ursula Hartunian says:

    frilly fido – love the ruffles

  16. Susan says:

    Glam Girl is the look for Buckley. She can rock that look! How sweet, yet sophisticated, she would look in her Glam Girl gorgeous get-up! I like Joy’s comment above, with the suggestion of using the same material as your dress with accent colors. Best of luck to you!

  17. Corinne says:

    The dresses are all very nice. The the little pink one is adorable. My daughter has a Yorkie who loves to dress up and already has a new pink hat so this would match just right. Thanks for sharing you doggie dresses.

  18. Amy says:

    Definitely like Glamour Girl for a wedding.

  19. Cynthia says:

    Frilly Fido

  20. Anonymous says:

    I like the frilly fido dress the best, but I think Glamour Girl would look better on Buckley. Congratulations on your wedding!!!!!!!!!!!:) :) :)

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  22. Rachel says:

    Glamour girl all the way!

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