The comedian broke the sad news by sharing a sweet snap of the pup.‘Today we said goodbye to our lovely rescue dog Banjar,’ he wrote. ‘Farewell old friend. Sleep well.’ Fans were quick to send supportive messages, with one writing: ‘Oh nooo, so sorry Bill. You and your family will have given him the very best of lives, this is a certainty. Hope you are able to take comfort from that.’
The bill intends to ‘ban the consumption of dog meat’ (Picture: Getty images) Conservative MP Bill Wiggin says the UK should set an example to the rest of the world (Picture: House of Commons) The MP wanted the UK to act as an example to rest of the world, ‘because China argue that until we make it illegal, why should they?’ 450 tonnes of dog meat were imported to Japan between 1997-2017, he added.
Another said: ‘So very sorry for you all. You gave him a wonderful life and you were so lucky to have found each other. Hope you are ok. Sleep tight pal x’.Previously chatting about his pups, Bill told Crufts in 2015: ‘We’ve got five dogs, and they’re rescue dogs.
‘So they’re all a bit of a mixed bag, but they’re fantastic pets. And, because they’re rescue dogs, they’ve all got their own issues, because they’ve lived on the street.
‘That’s when you have to manage them a little bit, perhaps a bit more so than ordinary domesticated dogs. But other than that, they’re great fun.’
Most recently, the 55-year-old has been impressing viewers as he takes to the Strictly ballroom with his partner Oti Mabuse, and he’s clearly become the dark horse of the competition.He’s now a firm favourite to win the series , flying ahead of Maisie Smith and HRVY, who were previous favourites.
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However, fans shouldn’t be too surprised at his dancing prowess as he revealed he took dance classes during his childhood.The Mirror states an extract from his book, Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to Happiness, read: ‘When I was a teenager I had ballroom dancing lessons.
‘There was a dance school across the road from our house and I learned the waltz, the foxtrot and the quickstep.‘The teacher was a tiny, petite woman with a huge passion for The Dance.
‘It was a marvellous and quite surreal experience to whirl around a dance hall with this ball of terpsichorean energy. Bless her and all those she must have enlightened to her world.’
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