Leeds shoppers enjoy a cuddle with the city's cutest pooches at Valentine's Day experience

Leeds shoppers enjoyed a cuddle and a selfie with the city's cutest pooches today at a paw-fect Valentine's Day experience.
The city's cutest pooches were on hand to spread the loveThe city's cutest pooches were on hand to spread the love
The city's cutest pooches were on hand to spread the love

The Puppy Love 'pup-up' event launched at Victoria Leeds for one day only bringing Leeds' cutest dogs to spread the love.

The free event was held in partnership with Guide Dogs Leeds, the shopping centre's charity partner.

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The charity helps blind and partially sighted people across the UK through the provision of guide dogs, mobility and other rehabilitation services.

Shoppers were encouraged to make a small donation to enter the Puppy Love pen, which was complete with grass, a white picket fence and deck chairs.

The pooches spent the afternoon enjoying cuddles from shoppers and meeting friendly locals, adding a little love and raising the spirits of shoppers on the most romantic day of the year.

-> Read more: Get inspired - 12 things to do in Leeds this weekendJo Coburn, general manager at Victoria Leeds, said: “Puppy Love gave our customers a paw-fect day that will stay with them fur-ever, and we’re delighted to be supporting our amazing charity partner, Guide Dogs Leeds, which continues to do fantastic work in Leeds and around the UK.”

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Jo thanked everyone who visited Victoria Leeds to enjoy free cuddles with the pooches and raise vital funds for a worthy cause.

Charlotte Walton, community fundraising relationship manager for West Yorkshire at Guide Dogs Leeds, said: “We are extremely grateful to Victoria Leeds for this fantastic support.

"The funds raised at the Puppy Love event will help to ensure that we can continue to provide our life-changing services for people with sight loss.”

Scroll down for the cutest pictures from the event.