There’s nothing quite like sprucing yourself up for an intimate evening with your other half on what should be the most romantic occasion of the year.
So spare a thought for Ed Kearon, 26, who is being forced to share his Valentine’s Day date with two adorable pooches - who according to his girlfriend, smell more divine than he does!
Caroline Shillabeer, who has been dating Ed for the past five years, insists that her dogs Forest and Laila are involved in every special celebration throughout the calendar year - including birthdays, anniversaries, Easter and Christmas.
And as the day dedicated to love, February 14 is no exception to the rule. In fact, 26-year-old Caroline always goes the extra-mile to prepare her male rescue lurcher mix and female labradoodle for a night of indulgence and romance - leaving Ed without a whiff of intimacy on the one day it should be guaranteed.
“Ed actually has a fantastic wardrobe and always...