Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

Dog at a wedding as a best man
This was the adorable moment a rottweiler was the best man for his owner’s wedding (Picture: SWNS)
When 69-year-old Christopher McCarron lost his son, he decided to adopt a dog to cope with grief. Visiting the Dog’s Trust centre in West Calder, Scotland, Christopher was immediately won over by a rottweiler called Jack. While taking the doggo for a walk to get to know him, he bumped into Margaret, 56, who was at the rescue centre looking for a pet too.

The two hit it off and after falling in love, they decided to get married.

With Jack being a major player in his love story, Christoper knew his furry friend had to be there.

So he decided to put a wee tuxedo on him and make the doggie his best man.

When it came to Christoper and Margaret saying I do, little Jack got involved and sneezed to give his blessings.
Christopher McCarron marries Margaret Allison at Motherwell Registry Office with dog Jack acting as the best man
The bride and groom met at the Dogs Trust home where Jack had lived for nine months (Picture: SWNS)
‘We had a lovely sentimental day, and Jack played a big part,’ gushed Christopher.

‘He loved it, he really did. I wouldn’t have considered getting a rescue dog because of his age – he’s around six.

‘But when he went up to me, we just clicked. Little did I know that I’d meet my future wife at the rescue centre too.

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‘I don’t believe that I rescued Jack – I think he rescued me.

‘When we decided to get married, Jack had to be there. This is our family now, me, Margaret and Jack.’

Christopher McCarron marries Margaret Allison at Motherwell Registry Office with dog Jack acting as the best man
Here comes the best man (Picture: SWNS)

Margaret, a care home worker, had been initially looking to rescue a small dog at the rehoming centre but did not find anything suitable.

But when she met Christopher they bonded over their shared love of dogs and enjoyed watching Jack progress.

Both Chris and Margaret believe that rottweilers have an unfairly got a bad reputation as a breed and should be given a chance.

Christopher McCarron marries Margaret Allison at Motherwell Registry Office with dog Jack acting as the best man after the pair met at the Dogs Trust home. See SWNS story SWSCrottweiler. This was the adorable moment a ROTTWEILER was the best man for his owner's wedding - after the groom met his wife-to-be at a dog rescue centre. Christopher McCarron, 69, tied the knot with fiancee Margaret Allison, 56, on June 19 in a civil ceremony Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. And unusually, his best man was a friend of a different kind - a rescue dog who Chris says ?rescued? him. Well-behaved Jack sat quietly through the short ceremony, wearing a mini tuxedo attached to his collar, while Chris held his lead.
Jack sneezed when the couple said I do (Picture: SWNS)

Their big day was a success too. ‘He was a star – he posed for all the pictures,’ said Margaret.

‘The registrar said it was the first time he’d seen a dog being the best man.

‘We did think about Jack carrying a cushion with a ring. He had his wee tuxedo on but he went into the garden and got a bit mucky.’

The pair had an intimate ceremony, inviting 15 people which included staff from the Dog’s Trust

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