Animalcouriers was pleased to see dog-lover Cadel Evans become the first Australian winner of the Tour de France.

But we were sad to hear that Manxman Mark Cavendish’s Golden Retriever, Amber, died the day before Mark took his first stage victory, en route to his (and Britain’s) maiden victory in the green jersey competition.

Our canine passengers enjoyed their very own view of the thrills of cycling on their walk this morning.