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Meet Kevin, the incredible support dog!

Kevin is no ordinary dog. The Labrador helps out around the house... and even does the washing!

Kevin is a support dog, lending a paw to his owner Wendy who struggles with her mobility.

He was given to her by a charity called Support Dogs. They train specialist assistance dogs for children with autism, epilepsy sufferers or people with physical disabilities.

But Kevin hasn't always been in this line of work. Just 15 months ago, he was given to the Dogs Trust after a change in his owner's circumstances. It was there that workers spotted his potential and got in touch with Support Dogs.

Kevin helps his owner Wendy with jobs around the house, including the washing! Credit: ITV News Central

Celine De Crocco, from the Dogs Trust in Loughborough which looked after Kevin, said it was his relaxed nature which caught the staff's eye.

She added: "He was confident, relaxed, happy. It's very important because support dogs will come across a lot of situations, and being able to take it all in their stride is really key for them."

Jane Tadman, who is from the charity Support Dogs, said: "We take dogs from rescue centres, unwanted pets and turn them into fantastic hard-working professional dogs. Kevin is the epitome of that. He's fantastic.

"He hit it off with Wendy from the start. They're a great partnership. They're a great pair."