‘She was a puppy the first time I saw her smile.
‘Sometimes when she looks down her little cheeks get stuck tucked under like that.
People leave food and water for the dog (Picture: Youtube/Nafpaktia News WebTV) He refuses to leave the spot where his owner was killed (Picture: Youtube/Nafpaktia News WebTV) He became known as the Greek Hachiko (Picture: Youtube/Nafpaktia News WebTV)Local people have compared him to Hachiko, the dog which waited for its owner every day at Tokyo’s Shibuya Station after he died in 1925.
‘I see it happen the most when she is super intrigued by something, or when she is getting a good scratching session and she is feeling kind of blissed out.’
Mother-of-four Kayla, who is chronically ill, says Penelope has helped her get through many tough days with her smiles, ever since she got her as a puppy.
Kayla said: ‘I was not looking to get a puppy, I was thinking an older dog as I didn’t think I could handle a puppy, with my health.
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‘But then I came across Penelope.
‘She and I fell in love instantly and became inseparable and are now together 99% of the time.
‘She seems to be able to sense when I’m not feeling well and cuddles up with me for hours on end.
‘On days when I’m in a lot of pain and smiling doesn’t come easy, she can make me laugh with her silly antics and expressions.’