Elisabeth Rohm wants her Golden Retriever Homer to be part of her upcoming marriage ceremony to entrepreneur Ron Wooster, the father of her 4-month-old daughter, Easton.
The former “Law & Order” actress is a national cabinet member for the American Red Cross campaign “Dog Days of Summer,” which promotes pet safety.
“I absolutely would love for Homer to be the flower dog,” she tells OK! magazine. “He’s sharing center stage with the baby. She’ll be the flower girl, and he’ll be the flower dog.”
Luckily, Easton and Homer get along great. “He loves her, and he sleeps outside her bedroom door every night,” Rohm says.
Taking care of Easton, who already loves to laugh, puts life into perspective, Rohm says.
“I always have the same mantra everyday. I say ‘you come first, and anything that doesn’t get done because I’m taking care of you, doesn’t need to get done.’ It’s so easy to become like ‘I’m taking care of the baby all the time, but I have all these things I want to do.’ It’s easy to get overwhelmed as a new mother, and I decided from day one that I wasn’t going to get overwhelmed as a new mother. I was going to make her the top priority, and whatever else I could do, I would do.”
To learn more about the “Dog Days of Summer,” visit the Red Cross website.