Sunday 24 September 2017

Meet some of the glorious dogs at polling stations

There are a lot of very democratic dogs out today.

By Jessica Pitocchi

As people up and down the country cast their vote in the General Election, there are many, many patient pups waiting outside polling stations – much to the joy of Twitter.

It’s one of the most eagerly awaited trends to appear on polling day – voters posting pictures of their dogs with the hashtag #dogsatpollingstations.

Here are a few of the very good dogs who’ve helped their human carry out their democratic duty:

Phoebe from Manchester

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Hugo from Nottingham

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Digby (Mr Woofs on formal occasions) from Leicester South

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Fionn, Luna and Ruby from Cumbria

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Roky from Dunblane

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Wolfie from York

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Prune from Suffolk

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Effie from Norwich

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Gus from Bristol

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Pi from the Derbyshire Dales

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