Animal lovers from West Yorkshire were so concerned about their pet Dachshund's bad back they splashed out £1,500 on a stairlift.
Sheila Lee, from Ossett, volunteers for West Yorkshire Dog Rescue, where she rescued her dog, Pippa. Pippa developed a bad back, and Sheila and her husband Harry had to fork out thousands for a spine operation.
So to stop their other two dogs, Millie and Heidi, developing the condition, they bought a stairlift.
"People must have thought we were mad", said Sheila. "But it was that or paying out thousands more.
More top news
Road closures for the Leeds Half Marathon will begin from 4am on May 8th and will affect roads around the 13.1 mile course.
Yorkshire have demonstrated great faith in Alex Lees, by naming the young opener as their new limited-overs captain this summer.
The afternoon weather update for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire with Jon Mitchell