Glasgow golden retriever named VisitScotland 'ambassadog'

A GOLDEN retriever pup from Glasgow is to become Scotland's first 'ambassadog', beating 200 pooches to the prize.

George the golden retriever has been named VisitScotland's 'ambassadog'. Picture: Instagram

The VisitScotland-run competition selected George, a one-year-old, as the dog that best represents Scotland.

The golden retriever, nominated by twins Emma and Victoria Rae, will now be part of the national tourism board’s social media campaigns.

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He will also attend red carpet events, according to VisitScotland.

Described as “a loveable, energetic pup with a big heart,” George is already something of a celebrity – he has 15,400 followers on his Instagram, @golden_george_.

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