NI woman's 'ugly' dog Tweet causes social media frenzy

A woman from Northern Ireland got a pleasant surprise when she posted a message and a photograph of her pet dog on social media at the weekend.

Someone had just told Sharon Grant her pet pouch, Shane, was the "ugliest dog he'd ever seen" and then Sharon asked people if they too would be offended if someone was to say something similar about their canine companions - here's what dog lovers from all over the world had to say.

Sharon pictured with her best friend, Shane.

Sharon pictured with her best friend, Shane.

This Tweet caught the attention of thousands of dog lovers from all over the world. (Photo: Twitter/@rubywoo09)

This Tweet caught the attention of thousands of dog lovers from all over the world. (Photo: Twitter/@rubywoo09)