Illustration from an article by Molly Scott-Cato on animal sentience and whether to trust Gove on the environment (no). Just another topic that the Tory party in general, and Michael Gove in particular, manages to confuse and contradict itself about.
Gove looks terrified to touch it, the woman in the middle has no idea how to hold it and the other woman looks like she would rather be anywhere else than next to the dog (or maybe Michael Gove, or maybe Michael Gove AND the dog).
Frankly, the dog looks to be the most sentient animal in the picture! And the one with the most personality!
No wonder it’s sticking out its tongue – perhaps it is a Corbynista but no-one thought to ask…