Picture special: 37 photos of four-legged friends hitting the headlines in north Northamptonshire

Photos of the waggiest woofers

Dogs are ‘man’s best friend’ and this week we’re looking back at pooches that have hit the headlines over the years.

From family pets to working animals dogs, four-legged friends provide companionship and fun to owners.

Some of the dogs featured today have been heroic, helping raise the alarm in times of danger by waking households in times of peril.

Others work as guide dogs, becoming the eyes for people with visual impairment.

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