When we arranged for Ada May to stay with us for a day or two, we were warned she might bite. So her owner sent her muzzle along, and we braced ourselves for the arrival of an uncertain little Dachsie.

Well, not a bit of it! In just a few hours she had everything worked out.

Paws on the table, sharing courier J’s breakfast — and quite happy helping to sort out a few emails while she waits to be measured for her travel box.

What's next on the agenda?