Daytime TV viewers were left stunned after a woman "married" her pet dog live on air. Elizabeth Hoad says Logan is the love of her life, and having given up completely on men, she wouldn't have it any other way.
By, 3 Aug 2019
Elizabeth Hoad appeared on This Morning with her Golden Retriever, Logan. She revealed that four failed engagements and over two hundred dates had led her to give up on men for good and dedicate the rest of her life to Logan.
Bark now or forever hold your peace
Love Island star Kem Cetinay steeped in as Logan's best man, while Eamon Holmes walked the "bride" down the aisle. Popular host Alison Hammond officiated over proceedings, asking the small congregation:
"If any persons here present has a bone of contention, as to why they may not be joined together, I will now paws to let them speak, bark, now or forever hold their peace."
The happy couple then exchanged rings, although Logan's was more like a bracelet. After all, this guy hasn't got any fingers!
After reciting eternal vows to her four-legged husband, Elizabeth sealed the union with a kiss and received a friendly lick in return.
Logan looked very dapper in his tuxedo and top hat and appeared overjoyed on his big day.
The couple hasn't released any information on their honeymoon plans, although the local park is the most likely destination.
Unsurprisingly, the ceremony caused plenty of confusion among the viewers at home. One tweet read:
"Did I really just witness a woman and a dog getting married on #ThisMorning."
While another asked a more obvious question:
"Why is @thismorning entertaining this woman and allowing her to marry her dog on air..??? Is this for real???!!!"
What does "real" mean anyway?
Well, this depends on what you mean by "real." As of yet, you can't legally marry your pet pooch in the UK. But although this was more of a ceremonial union than an official marriage, Logan has had a very real effect on his new life partner. She said:
"I was broken before I got him. I got a dog behaviourist when I first got him and she said he'd saved me."