If you’re currently planning your wedding, we may have found the icing to top off your three-tier cake; donkeys.
California-based Little Burro Events allows customers to hire out their two mini donkeys – Zoey and Burrito – for any special occasion, strapping saddlebags to their backs and serving guests with booze.
For a maximum of 90 minutes, the little guys will do the rounds at the party and pose for photographs with your guests.
The site says: “We are Northern California’s premier beverage serving mini-donkey company and we would be honoured to be part of your special occasion. There are a variety of event options and we can customise any event to make it extra special.
“With the docile nature of the miniature donkeys and their adorable personalities, you will see how quickly they make a good event a memorable and special event that everyone will talk about for years to come. Dressed to impress, these little burros are certain to touch the hearts of many.”
But, as you can imagine, using animal labour for your big day doesn’t come cheaply.
If you want to have either Zoey or Burrito at your shindig, it will cost you $1,000 for an hour (minimum) or $1,500 for 90 minutes (max).
And if you want to have the pair, it will set you back $2,000 for an hour and $3,000 for 90 minutes
The site goes on: “You can be assured that the donkeys will arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the event and they will be clean, accessorised, and ready to work. There will be 1-2 handlers per donkey to assist the event beverage servers, with photos, and to answer any questions about our beloved little burros.”
“The little burros can typically carry half of their weight but we limit the load to 45 pounds to be safe. They have carried everything from water bottles, beer, wine barrels, champagne, tequila and marketing materials. If it’s not too heavy, we can get as creative as you would like.”
And before you ask, don’t worry about the two animals doing their ‘business’ in the middle of the dance floor – the ‘dynamic duo’ are fitted with ‘a specific bag that catches and contains the mess’.
Little Burro Events will travel to any event within a 90-mile radius, for free, but will charge $100 for every 30 miles after.