Millie, Paul's assistance dog, saved his life after she pushed the emergency Lifeline button in his flat when he fell unconscious.
She is trained to help Paul around the house with small jobs and to push the button on command but when Paul fell unconscious she worked out she needed to raise the alarm and get help.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.