This is surely the dog’s life. Taking her affection to a whole new level, a dog lover has revealed that she makes her husband of 32-years sleep in a separate bed to make room for her pampered Chihuahua.
When 56-year-old David Cook told his wife Sharon that he was fed up fighting for pillow space with her dog Tilly, she told him to invest in a separate bed rather than kicking her pet pooch out.
Now, all three share a room in their home in North Shields, but with mum-of-four and Tilly in one bed, and David in another.
Sharon said she came up with the solution eight months ago when her husband ran out of patience with her six-year-old dog.
It turns out that dear Tilly would sleep with the couple’s sons but when they moved out for studies, she went in to their room.
Sharon says that Tilly kept squeezing in on them and David had enough. She goes on to add that David sleeps better now in a different bed,
The pampered pooch's luxury lifestyle doesn't stop at the sleeping arrangements - she's also showered with designer dog clothes and gourmet meals.
On December 25 she tucks into a full Christmas dinner – and it's served up before Sharon's family have theirs.
Tilly also receives birthday presents and cards and rarely eats dog food - instead tucking into expensive steaks and sausages.
Tilly goes into bed and sleeps with her head on Sharon’s pillow....