Mister and Misses have been together six years, since they were puppies. Their owner surrendered them to an animal shelter in Atlanta, and they arrived at Best Friends Lifesaving Center in April. The Best Friends staff soon realized how devoted the pooches were to each other, and decided they should marry. Mister had a bachelor party, and Misses was fitted for a dress. The happy couple shared a spoonful of peanut butter to make it official. And what wedding is complete without a honeymoon to Hawaii?

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Mister and Misses have been together their whole lives, since they were puppies. 

Their owner surrendered them to an Atlanta shelter, and they arrived at Best Friends Lifesaving Center in April. They’ve been there ever since. 

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“They sleep together, play together, attend adoption events together and go for walks together,” the center said in an email. 

The dogs’ bond is so strong, the staff staged a “wedding” for the two, complete with a bachelor party at the Chattahoochee River, dress fitting and honeymoon. 

Every bride has to go dress shopping to look her best on her big day, and Misses was no exception.

“At the ceremony, Misses walked excitedly down the aisle to the love of her life. By all accounts, it was a lovely, intimate ceremony attended by the couple’s closest friends,” the center wrote on its website about the wedding. The bride and groom sealed their commitment with a spoonful of peanut butter and a kiss. 

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The one wedding gift they didn’t get, however, was a home. 

Despite being featured on “Good Morning America” and in People magazine, the newlyweds are still at Best Friends. 

If you’re interested in adopting Mister and Misses, you can email the center at atladoptions@bestfriends.org or visit their website at bestfriendsatl.org

Or head over to Best Friends Animal Society from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and take one of them — or another adoptable dog — for a jog during this year’s Doggie Dash. In all fairness, though, Mister and Misses are more walkers than joggers. Click here to reserve yourself a spot, and you might leave with a new best friend.

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