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Holly Willoughby plays with dogs while taking puppy Bailey for a walk  

She welcomed adorable golden retriever puppy Bailey into her family last year. 

And Holly Willoughby looked in her element as she headed out on a dog walk with her new addition in London on Friday. 

The presenter, 40, seemed in great spirits as she was surrounded by curious pooches who ran over to say hello. 

Puppy love: She welcomed adorable golden retriever Bailey into her family last year. And Holly Willoughby looked in her element as she headed on a dog walk in London on Friday

Wrapping up in the chilly weather, the This Morning presenter donned a padded black coat paired with jeans and boots. 

The blonde beauty kept her glossy locks covered with a knitted bobble hat, while she shielded her eyes with  pair of wayfarer shades. 

Beaming broadly, Holly was seen chatting away with fellow dog owners and larking around with all the puppies.   

Mobbed: The presenter, 40, seemed in great spirits as she was surrounded by curious pooches who ran over to say hello

Mobbed: The presenter, 40, seemed in great spirits as she was surrounded by curious pooches who ran over to say hello

Low key look: Wrapping up in the chilly weather, the This Morning presenter donned a padded black coat paired with jeans and boots

Treats: Holly fussed over Bailey

Low key look: Wrapping up in the chilly weather, the This Morning presenter donned a padded black coat paired with jeans and boots

While Bailey has settled right into family life with the Willoughbys, Holly previously recalled a ‘horror movie’ like moment with her new pup.

During an appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show, Holly explained that the first morning with her golden retriever was a far cry from perfect when she was greeted by an abhorrent smell as she went to check on her in the crate.

The new dog owner said: ‘Before I saw her, I could smell her. I lifted the flap and I swear to God it was like something out of a horror movie.’ 

Loving life: Holly seemed in high spirits as she fussed over Bailey and his puppy pals

Loving life: Holly seemed in high spirits as she fussed over Bailey and his puppy pals 

All about the accessories: The blonde beauty kept her glossy locks covered with a knitted bobble hat

All about the accessories: She shielded her eyes with pair of wayfarer shades

All about the accessories: The blonde beauty kept her glossy locks covered with a knitted bobble hat, while she shielded her eyes with pair of wayfarer shades

‘She was covered in her own s**t. She’d gone from white and perfect to just stinky and smelly. I looked and thought “if I let you out you’re going to run through and cover the whole house in this.”‘

It might not have been the greeting the This Morning presenter was expecting but she did gush about the newest addition to the family.

‘She is pretty perfect actually, apart from that first night. I think she did it on purpose. I think she’s quite a clever girl.’

Fun for everyone: Holly was seen playing fetch with all the dogs in the park

Fun for everyone: Holly was seen playing fetch with all the dogs in the park 

Chatting away: Beaming broadly, Holly was seen chatting away with fellow dog owners and larking around with all the puppies

Chatting away: Beaming broadly, Holly was seen chatting away with fellow dog owners and larking around with all the puppies

Sweet: Bailey joined the Willoughby family in November and Holly enthused that her household was 'completely in love' with their furry friend

Sweet: Bailey joined the Willoughby family in November and Holly enthused that her household was ‘completely in love’ with their furry friend

Bailey joined the Willoughby family in November and Holly enthused that her household was ‘completely in love’ with their furry friend. 

She wrote on her Wylde Moon website: ‘Bailey has come in and pushed a giant paw-shaped, reset button for all us…and of course we are completely in love.’

Holly recalled of her family’s journey to get the pup: ‘My daughter has been campaigning for us to get a dog since she was able to talk, and we have been waiting for the right time for a dog to fit into our family life.

Struggles: While Bailey has settled right into family life with the Willoughbys, Holly previously recalled a 'horror movie' like moment with her new pup

Struggles: While Bailey has settled right into family life with the Willoughbys, Holly previously recalled a ‘horror movie’ like moment with her new pup

Oops: Holly explained that the first morning with her golden retriever was a far cry from perfect when she realised the puppy had been rolling around in its own excrement

Plain sailing: Holly has settled into life as a puppy parent

Oops: Holly explained that the first morning with her golden retriever was a far cry from perfect when she realised the puppy had been rolling around in its own excrement 

‘Now, is that time. This little ball of scrumptious energy bounded into our world and immediately made us question why on earth we have waited so long. 

‘She’s been brilliant for getting us all out of the house, going on long walks and playing in the garden.

‘During lockdown, the kids gravitated to being on screens more than normal, but Bailey has come in and pushed a giant paw-shaped, reset button for all us…and of course we are completely in love.’

Puppy pampering: After her dog walk Holly treated herself to a pedicure, with her furry friend coming along for the session

Puppy pampering: After her dog walk Holly treated herself to a pedicure, with her furry friend coming along for the session

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