View Full Version : The real Deputy Dawg: Mayor makes Miniature Schnauzer pet her second in command

14th July 2011, 08:28 PM
Residents will no doubt be delighted to learn that their newest council official has a reputation for working like a dog.
But unfortunately that's not because of her love of hard graft - rather the mayor has appointed her pet dog as her deputy.
Joan Holmes, 62, was elected mayor in Brentwood, Essex, and nominated her eight-year-old Miniature Schnauzer Abi to be her official consort on official visits and trips - complete with her own miniature robes.