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Orphaned puppies serve as ring bearers, flower girls on Valentines day

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 22:21:10-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The San Diego County Assessor and Helen Woodward Animal Center are teaming up to offer special ring bearers in hopes of finding orphaned puppies forever homes.

The center is offering ring bearer and flower girl puppy services from four orphaned Havenese puppies.

“We are happy to share the love at the County making Valentine’s Day more memorable while helping these adorable Valentine’s Day puppies find a forever home,” Assessor Ernie Dronenburg said.

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The orphaned puppies will be available for weddings at the County Administration Center at 1600 Pacific Highway on February 14 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Those interested in adopting the pups can download an application here and meet the puppies between 12 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. at the Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Adoption Village.

“Puppies are simply love and magic with fur,” stated Helen Woodward Adoptions Services Manager Ashley Freeman. “There is no better way to provide a gift of love on such a special day.”

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Couples hoping to tie the knot can head to the Administration Center's downtown office without an appointment on Valentine’s Day. Offices will be open from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. for marriage license and Civil Ceremony appointments.

In 2018 the office issued 24,703 marriage licenses and performed 12,360 marriage ceremonies.