Any of you who've been to our house in the last six months will not be shocked by the news that our sweet, suspicious senior shar pei Emmy Lou, frustrator of dog walkers, fuzzy muse of artistes, wearer of robot pyjamas, has left her fatties and gone on to that great dog park in the sky.
We've been doing the ugly cry for a couple of days. But hers was a very very kind and peaceful end and we should all be so lucky to be so loved. And so full of bacon.
Emmy was quite a character and we had a lot of adventures, proof of which you'll find in my La Pooch archives, particularly between 2007 and 2012, when she still went for walks and challenged geese.
Obviously, we have hundreds of photos of Emmy but this is how I will always remember her - plush, happy and just like The Flash.