So we have a Prime Minister who loves lap dogs. A cavoodle is about to arrive at the Lodge. A cavoodle! One of those designer dogs! A cuddly little ball of fluff to be delivered as a 50th birthday present.

So what is this creature? Let’s turn to that font of all wisdom The Burke’s Backyard fact sheet:

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