Molly has been Ernie's constant companion for 10 years - but had to be left behind at the couple's home in Maidenhead, Berkshire, when they left on an ill-fated trip to America late last year.
Pictures of the Aberdeen terrier
, who has been a constant companion for the past ten years but is back in their home in Maidenhead, decorate his private hospital room.
His wife Doreen, 68, who is at his bedside, revealed that the ailing star is being helped on the road to recovery by pictures of his beloved dog Molly.The tiny Aberdeen terrier
has been a constant companion to the 73-year-old star, for the past 10 years.
He said he was missing his 10-year-old black Aberdeen terrier
Molly at home in Dorney Reach, Berks.
He loves his Aberdeen terrier
Molly but she is back in England.