Here are two such dogs that were a hit with Ms Gillard!
Ms Gillard told Matey, pictured above right, she wished her own beloved cavoodle Reuben, was there to say hello to him too. She added she misses him when she has to leave him at home.
No doubt Reuben, will be there to loyally greet his mum, when she returns home!
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