Claire Johnson and Mark Gaffey, both in their 50’s, first met during a two-week guide dog training course, Metro News reported.

Venice, Johnson’s dog, fell in love with fellow service dog Rodd, and the canines quickly becoming inseparable.

Claire and Mark, brought together by Venice and Rodd’s romance, soon became romantically involved themselves and 11 months later the duo have decided to settle down with each other.

The pair got engaged during filming for ITV show ‘Me and My Guide Dog’.