Alpaca weddings are apparently 'the next big thing' and they even help banish cold feet

Glasgow Live
By: Glasgow Live
Photo: Courtesy of Alpaca Culture

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If you fancy something woolly different for your wedding day, then you might want to look into getting some alpacas.

These cuddly critters are apparently becoming a huge trend instead of horse and carriages for couples planning their big day because they could help banish cold feet.

Not only are they super cute, alpacas apparently help curb stress and anxiety, making them the perfect furry friend for nervous brides-to-be, according to Marcus Heinrichs at the University of Freiburg in Germany.

Alpaca bookings have seen a huge surge in the past year – with Jennifer Hone from Caledonia Alpacas in Banknock noting a 25 per cent increase in wedding bookings in the past year.

She said: “The alpaca and llama trend has really taken off, and they are becoming increasingly popular with blushing brides and grooms to be. People are looking for something different to surprise their guests and photogenic alpacas fit the bill perfectly.

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