Dogs at polling stations: Pooches at the polls

Dogs at polling stations: Pooches at the polls
By: WNG BBC Posted On: December 12, 2019 View: 41

Dogs at polling stations: Pooches at the polls

Whenever voters go to the polls it's their dogs that take centre stage as they accompany their owners to polling stations across the country.

In an election tradition, the hashtag #dogsatpollingstations has been trending as social media users share pictures of their 'pawlitical' companions.

As the general election is being held in December for the first time since 1923, we are being treated to photos of our furry four-legged friends in festive spirit.

Millie, golden retriever, Devon

Ruby, sprocker spaniel, Lancashire

Butch, yorkie/poodle & Bertie, Maltese/shitzu, Weston-super-Mare

Sam, labrador, York

Buster, red fox labrador, Oxfordshire

Follow election night on the BBC

  • Watch the election night special with Huw Edwards from 21:55 GMT on BBC One, the BBC News Channel, iPlayer
  • As polls close at 22:00, the BBC will publish an exit poll across all its platforms, including @bbcbreaking and @bbcpolitics
  • The BBC News website and app will bring you live coverage and the latest analysis throughout the night
  • We will feature results for every constituency as they come in with a postcode search, map and scoreboards
  • Follow @bbcelection for every constituency result
  • From 21:45 GMT, Jim Naughtie and Emma Barnett will host live election night coverage on BBC Radio 4, with BBC Radio 5 live joining for a simulcast from midnight

Luca, long haired Chihuahua, Cardiff

Heidi, border terrier, Greater Manchester

Henry, beagle/bassett cross, East Manchester

Twm, border collie, Vale of Glamorgan

Harry, border collie & Heidi beagle/labrador, Essex

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