Atlanta dog ‘couple’ want forever home for Christmas

Mister and Misses were ‘married’ after arriving at Best Friends Lifesaving Center

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.

“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 or visit their website at

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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