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Francesca Farago styles pooch as a service dog for flight to UK as she joins girlfriend Demi Sims

Too Hot To Handle star Francesca Farago styled her pet Pomeranian Romeo as a service dog as she travelled with him to the UK on Wednesday night.

The Canadian beauty, who landed in London on morning Thursday to move in with her girlfriend Demi Sims, took to Instagram to document her transatlantic journey with her four-legged friend, who was carried onto the plane in a Christian Dior bag.

Romeo, who last month was flown by reality star Francesca over to Cancun, Mexico – where she’d enjoyed an extended ‘work’ trip with Demi – was shown wearing a black vest emblazoned with the words ‘service dog’ as they embarked on their journey.

According to Gov.uk, only travellers arriving in the country with guide or assistance dogs are permitted to travel with them in aircraft cabins.

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Journey: Too Hot To Handle star Francesca Farago styled her pet Pomeranian Romeo as a service dog as she travelled with him to the UK on Wednesday night

The site states that British travel companies ‘usually recognise guide or assistance dogs trained by organisations that are members of either: Assistance Dogs International [or] International Guide Dog Federation’.

States ADI on their site: ‘Assistance dogs partnered teams which are not trained by a program accredited by ADI or International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) are currently assessed on a case-by-case basis by the individual airlines.’

It is not yet known if Romeo underwent the extensive training required to qualify under either banner, though Francesca did share on Instagram that she endured ‘three weeks of paperwork’ to bring her dog into the country.

Francesca, who was left behind in Mexico by Demi as she readied herself for the big move, had previously expressed concern about being able to get Romeo into the UK.

In the bag: The Canadian beauty took to Instagram to document her transatlantic journey with her four-legged friend, who was carried onto the plane in a Christian Dior bag

In the bag: The Canadian beauty took to Instagram to document her transatlantic journey with her four-legged friend, who was carried onto the plane in a Christian Dior bag

'Cu soon baby': The Too Hot To Handle star has reunited with her TOWIE star girlfriend Demi Sims (pictured) as she prepares to move to London

‘Cu soon baby’: The Too Hot To Handle star has reunited with her TOWIE star girlfriend Demi Sims (pictured) as she prepares to move to London

However, she appeared to have had all issues ironed out by the time she was seen embarking on her journey, which saw her departing from New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport to fly to London’s Heathrow Airport. 

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Francesca Farago for comment. 

Just three weeks ago, on January 30, Francesca shared footage of herself excitedly welcoming the arrival of her fluffy white pooch to Mexico after he was flown in. 

‘He’s finally here,’ Francesca wrote as she posted footage of the dog meandering around a glistening swimming pool.

Friend: She was accompanied by her best friend Chris Georges, who was seen carrying Romeo

Friend: She was accompanied by her best friend Chris Georges, who was seen carrying Romeo

Travelling in style: the Pomeranian travelled in style in premium seating on the long haul flight

Travelling in style: the Pomeranian travelled in style in premium seating on the long haul flight

This was soon followed by video of the TV personality nuzzling her small pooch and calling him ‘cute’.

Francesca was joined by her friend Chris Georges on the journey to the UK, where the brunette beauty told her Instagram followers she will remain before jetting off to Los Angeles on receiving her US visa – while she’ll also spend some time in Toronto.

She explained how she initially wanted to fly to England with her new flame following their romantic ‘work’ trip, but had to complete ‘three weeks’ of paperwork in order to travel with Romeo.

On her journey over to the UK, Francesca took part in a Q&A with her followers on her Instagram Stories, revealing her travel plans and speaking about her romance. 

The blonde was forced to complete 'three weeks' of paperwork in order to travel with her pet pooch

‘Off to London!’ The TV star explained how she initially wanted to fly to England with her new flame, but had to complete ‘three weeks’ of paperwork in order to travel with her pet pooch

Telling all: Francesca also took part in a Q&A, during which she spoke about her isolation plans

Telling all: Francesca also took part in a Q&A, during which she spoke about her isolation plans

Travel plans: Francesca spoke about how long she plans to remain in the UK, saying that she plans to 'live in LA for a bit' on receiving her US visa

Travel plans: Francesca spoke about how long she plans to remain in the UK, saying that she plans to ‘live in LA for a bit’ on receiving her US visa

When asked if she would isolate on arrival to the UK, she said: ‘Yes for 10 days, but we are able to get another Covid test after 5 days and don’t have to isolate anymore :). We also needed a negative test to fly and are getting one right when we land!’

Elsewhere, she was asked how she and Demi met, and responded matter-of-factly: ‘She slid into my DMs.’

Last month, the blonde and her TOWIE star girlfriend, 24, shocked their fans on social media as they got their names tattooed on each other’s bottom and wrist, just days after going public with their relationship. 

The pair were among a host of reality stars who switched their ‘work’ trips from Dubai to Mexico amid a ban on UAE flights.

Pet pooch: Late last month, Francesca excitedly welcomed the arrival of her dog in Mexico

Pet pooch: Late last month, Francesca excitedly welcomed the arrival of her dog in Mexico

Arrival: 'He's finally here,' Francesca wrote as she posted footage of the dog meandering around a glistening swimming pool

Arrival: ‘He’s finally here,’ Francesca wrote as she posted footage of the dog meandering around a glistening swimming pool

Celebrities and influencers have been flocking to Mexico’s bars and beaches as it establishes itself as the latest COVID getaway destination. 

The couple spent time together in the country with Demi’s sister Chloe, 38, while her cousin Frankie, 33, flew back home to the UK earlier in the month. 

Canadian Francesca first garnered attention for her role in the Netflix original series Too Hot to Handle last April, when she briefly dated her co-star Harry Jowsey. 

Demi has previously dated Leonie McSorley, with them last being seen out together in October, and having confirmed their romance in July.  

Sharing their love story: The star spoke about her romance with Demi and how it all blossomed

Sharing their love story: The star spoke about her romance with Demi and how it all blossomed

 

'Moving to London next, brb': The media personality announced her shock move on social media earlier this month, just after weeks of dating

‘Moving to London next, brb’: The media personality announced her shock move on social media earlier this month, just after weeks of dating

Former love: The Canadian first received attention for her role in the Netflix original series Too Hot to Handle last April, when she briefly dated her co-star Harry Jowsey (pictured in 2020)

Former love: The Canadian first received attention for her role in the Netflix original series Too Hot to Handle last April, when she briefly dated her co-star Harry Jowsey (pictured in 2020)

The ex files: Essex native Demi previously dated Leonie McSorley, with them last being seen out together in October, and having confirmed their romance in July (pictured)

The ex files: Essex native Demi previously dated Leonie McSorley, with them last being seen out together in October, and having confirmed their romance in July (pictured)


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