During a wedding in Buena, a maid of honor named Katie Lloyd carried the dying dog of the bride down the aisle on September 1st. The dog, Charlie Bear, was too weak to meet the bride and groom at the end of the aisle. Kelly O’Connell, the bride, expressed her emotions upon seeing her beloved dog being carried down the aisle, as both she and Lloyd dropped to their knees and cried. Charlie Bear was a sweet and loving black lab who had been adopted by O’Connell in 2002 when she lived in New York. Knowing that he had lost a lot and was aging was tough for O’Connell, as Charlie was her loyal companion.
During her wedding in Buena Vista, Colorado, the maid of honor, Katie Lloyd, carried her sister’s dying dog, Charlie Bear, down the aisle on September 1. Charlie was diagnosed with a brain tumor earlier this year, but the couple, who are both veterinarians, wanted their beloved pet to be present during their special day. The emotional moment was captured by photographer and family friend Jen Dziuvenis.
Katie Lloyd, the maid of honor, carried her sister’s terminally ill dog, Charlie Bear, down the aisle during her wedding in Buena Vista, Colorado, on September 1. The wedding photographer, Dziuvenis, was touched and emotional while taking the pictures. She shared the photos on Facebook, where they went viral with over 16,000 shares. However, Charlie Bear passed away just a few days after the wedding on September 9.
During her wedding in Buena Vista, Colorado, on September 1, Katie Lloyd, the maid of honor, carried Charlie Bear, her sister’s terminally ill dog down the aisle. The heartwarming photographs captured by JenDz Photography have garnered attention and touched many people. O’Connell, the dog’s owner, expressed her gratitude for the attention the pictures received, noting that they serve as a reminder of the joy her pet has brought her and the pain she feels from the impending loss. She plans to display the photos of Charlie in her home as a cherished memory.