That's it! I'm getting a Dog!
So its official...the most talented thing in the UK - is a dancing dog...
Sue Harris on facebook declared: "the mutt won. It put a smile on my face," whilst over on twitter @nick_s stated: "it's official...Britains Got No Talent"
Just in case you’ve missed the whole series, or like me you work on a Saturday night, let me explain that Pudsey is a irrepressible border collie-bichon frise-Chinese crested cross who, along with his 17-year-old owner Ashleigh Butler, has become a national sensation after delighting both audiences and the judges on Britain’s Got Talent.
I have to admit that It used to be my snotty nosed view that animals, singers and people who should know better should be banned from these shows.
However that was before I met the last dog to perform on Britains Got No Talent. Do you remember Gin, the dancing dog who made it to the final in 2008?
There now follows some serious name dropping. Ready?
I sat next to Gin at the premiere of Sex And The City movie. At first i thought "who brings their dog to the cinema" it wasn't until i got introduced to her owner and got high fived by Gin ( this really happened - paws in the air style) that i appreciated how talented these mutts can be. I was instantly bowled over by gin and her high fiving paws.
After the grand final of Britain's Got Talent, there was a national tour, where Gin got the chance to perform in front of thousands every evening. Then the pair signed with an agent, with a view to a career in film. They were frequent guests at showbiz parties and premieres.
So to me the answer is clear for a rosy future: as @Jodie_marie999 suggested on twitter: "That's it I'm giving up work and buying a dancing dog"
It seems lots of us are having similar thoughts.
Have a browse online. You will find a 'how to doggy dance' book full of step-by-step pictures of how you too can teach your pooch to collect plastic toys in a laundry bin, or jump about the garden in time to Bon Jovi.
There are several DVDs devoted to the subject, and classes can be found just about everywhere from Cornwall to County Durham.
So thanks to "Britains Got No Talent" we should all rethink things. Instead of going to university, choosing a life long career and slogging away to live a vaguely decent lifestyle for us and our loved ones - - just get a dog and teAch it to dance."