Jersey dog makes history as first animal to attend Royal Court

  • ITV Channel's Emma Volney reports on a history-making woman and her dog

A woman in Jersey has made history as the first person to be sworn in at the island's Royal Court alongside a dog.

Julie Daly-Wallman was given special permission to be sworn in as a Jersey Roads Inspector with her furry friend by her side.

Buttons, aged 14, has become the first dog to be allowed into the Royal Court, where animals are usually banned.

Buttons is regularly seen by Julie's side to support her through anxiety. Credit: ITV News Channel

Julie was diagnosed with autism when she was 48 and having her dog Buttons by her side keeps her calm whenever she is feeling anxious.

Julie said: "She means the absolute world to me. She takes away the anxiety and she makes my life fuller. All she brings is love and kindness."

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