Comedy star Miranda takes Patti the poochon for walkies

Healing Miranda’s doggie heartbreak: Comedy star takes Patti the poochon for walkiesafter telling of her ‘excruciating sadnessover death of beloved pet

ザ・ ‘excruciating sadnessof losing her beloved dog Peggy a year ago hit her so hard that she took time off to mourn.

Now Miranda Hart is bouncing back with the help of a new canine friend described by fans as her ‘healing dog’.

The 49-year-old comedian and actress was pictured walking her poochon Patti in ロンドン, smiling as the tiny dog jumped up to greet a passer-by.

'Healing dog': Miranda Hart was pictured walking her poochon Patti in London last week, smiling as the tiny dog trotted alongside her on a blue lead

‘Healing dog’: Miranda Hart was pictured walking her poochon Patti in London last week, smiling as the tiny dog trotted alongside her on a blue lead

別のユーザーが、大きな猫を抱きしめている飼い主の写真を共有しました: Miss Hart has been sharing photos of the playful pup with her Instagram followers since December

別のユーザーが、大きな猫を抱きしめている飼い主の写真を共有しました: Miss Hart has been sharing photos of the playful pup with her Instagram followers since December

The 6ft 1in BBC star was dressed casually in green tracksuit trousers, a Barbour jacket and Ugg boots as Patti trotted alongside her on a blue lead last week.

Miss Hart has been sharing photos of the playful pup with her Instagram followers since December.

‘Introducing Dame Patience Pattercake Hart the Poochon of Portsmouth (full Crufts name) aka Patti,’ 彼女は書いた.

She also shared a video of Patti cheekily grabbing a box of matches.

‘I gave you quite a few toys and bought you some nice things,’ Miss Hart says in the clip.

‘You’ve chosen to take a box of matches off a shelfso well, you’re cheap I supposebut also rude.

エリザベスと付き合ったとき: It comes after the Call The Midwife actress lost her beloved dog Peggy (写真) a shih tzu-bichon frise cross, who she credited her with helping her through tough times

エリザベスと付き合ったとき: It comes after the Call The Midwife actress lost her beloved dog Peggy (写真) a shih tzu-bichon frise cross, who she credited her with helping her through tough times

Poochons – a cross between a toy poodle and bichon frise – grow no taller than 15in, have a ‘loyal, affectionate natureand can live for up to 15 年.

The Call The Midwife actress had looked after Peggy, a shih tzu-bichon frise cross, 以来 2007 and credited her with helping her through tough moments in her life.

She announced the death of her ‘loyal, loving best friendon Instagram on January 17 昨年, saying she was taking a break from work and social media.

Encouraging fans to appreciate their pets, she said their ‘unconditional loving presence is such an incredible gift’.

Miss Hart’s dog, which she described as her ‘absolute rock’, was the inspiration for her 2016 memoir Peggy And Me.