A creative carpenter from Heaton Chapel has built a p-awsome personal shower for his lucky dog Isla.

Danny-Gavin Mills, 31, and his partner Nicola Furness, 33, are doing up their home and started decorating their utility room.

The couple decided their dog Isla, a Spanish mastif, deserved her very own shower for when she comes in from muddy walks - and it would save them a lot of mess too.

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The couple adopted Isla from Spain two and a half years ago, after Danny's mum Marina Gavin-Mills who lives East of Malaga in Torre Del Mar, looked after her as part of her job working for a dog charity.

Danny said: "We were looking for a dog that was not too crazy and would suit our needs."

He says his mum had to move Isla from one place to another and spent a bit of time with her. She told Danny that she was calm, with lovely eyes, an amazing character and was well behaved.

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He says his mum told him: "I think I have found the perfect dog."

Today, three-year-old Isla is part of the family and the pampered pooch is now showering in style thanks to Danny's handiwork.

The shower being built

Danny, a carpenter, used off-cuts of wood and Nicola, an office manager, sourced the waste trap brass grill online.

They chose the colour scheme and tiles together and Danny did the labour and tiling- putting together the stylish shower for just £250.

He said: "When we come in from muddy walks we just kick off our muddy boots and put Islas straight in the shower.

"We don't have to get our own bath or shower muddy or carry her anywhere."

Unfortunately, Danny says Isla is not a huge fan as she doesn't like showers, but if she finds it a bit ruff - she just calmly gets on with it.

The finished result of Danny's dog shower

Danny fit the work in around his job.

He worked on it at weekend and evenings with the shower being complete in two months.

He said: "We are really happy with the end result."

Follow Danny's work on Instagram at heatons_house

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