This is an ‘update’ – if you’d heard the news in the first place…

Here is proof-positive of the remarkable healing abilities of animals – dogs in particular.

A couple of Saturdays ago; as many eyes were glued to ‘a’ wedding on the TV, my little mutt (on the left in the picture) was being squished under the wheels of a Range Rover.

She spent a week stablising at the (wonderful) Harmsworth Animal Hospital in Finsbury Park:An RSPCA run hospital, as you may know. She was eventually to undergo an extensive and lengthy surgical procedure:The details of which, I shall spare you.

Her name is Bella, and she is well on the mend, if still a little affraid of crossing the road