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Martine McCutcheon and husband Jack McManus welcome 'cheeky' new addition to family

he Love Actually star was over the moon

Martine McCutcheon has welcomed a brand new addition to her family – an adorable dog called Don.

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The Love Actually star, 45, is over the moon with the pet pooch, but her husband Jack McManus doesn't seem quite as convinced! Martine took to Instagram to share a series of sweet videos of the cute puppy rolling around on her lap, revealing he is "so cheeky" and has been making himself at home straight away.

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WATCH: Martine McCutcheon introduces her new puppy

Talking to the camera, she explained: "I got him! Don is home and is settling into our family of humans and doggie brothers very well. He's so cheeky!"

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She added: "Please remember that dogs are not a novelty for a few months or a Christmas present for your loved ones - they are gentle, vulnerable souls who (when truly looked after and nurtured long term) are the bestest friend ever! They are hard work but they are so worth it!"

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Martine's husband Jack McManus has taken some convincing

Hear, hear! Martine's husband Jack – with whom she shares son Rafferty – has taken some convincing, however.

Uploading a photo of Jack cradling Don in a towel in the passenger seat of the car, Martine wrote: "You make out you tolerate Don but you love him really."

Martine is already doting mum to six-year-old son Rafferty so she's bound to have her hands full with their new family pet.

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Martine McCutcheon with son Rafferty

In a 2018 interview with What's On Live, Martine was asked about her experience of motherhood. "It's amazing!" she replied. "It's been the best thing that's ever happened to me.

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"I love the fact that children help you rediscover a zest for life, an innocence and an excitement for everyday things. Just the love - the love is just out of this world. I always knew I wanted it, so I feel very grateful to have it."

During an appearance with Jack on Loose Women back in 2017, Martine touched upon the multiple miscarriages she suffered before becoming a mother to Rafferty. "Because it took me so long, I was ecstatic," she said of her pregnancy.

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