Scots rugby fan left devastated after canine destroys passport – only one week earlier than she was as a result of jet off to World Cup closing

A SCOTS rugby fan has been left devastated after discovering her canine had destroyed her passport – only one week earlier than she was as a result of jet off to the World Cup closing.

Ellis McLeod was planning to attend the ultimate in France on Saturday, the place present holders South Africa will face three-time champions New Zealand.

Ellis with her dog Louie.
Ellis together with her canine Louie. (C) Ellis Mcleod.

Nevertheless, after listening to her dad’s canine Ashley tearing away at what she thought was a toy throughout a piece name, 26-year-old Ellis quickly found that it was in reality her passport that the pooch had gotten maintain of.

Ellis, from Dundee, shortly known as the passport workplace to clarify the state of affairs however after being knowledgeable of how lengthy it might take for a brand new passport to reach, has needed to settle for the actual fact she gained’t be on the closing.

Pictures present HR advisor Ellis holding up her torn, darkish blue British passport with two giant chew marks courtesy of the one-year-old pup in the back and front of it.

Nevertheless, additional photographs additionally present that it’s not simply the surface of the passport that was ruined.

Extra snaps present the pages inside chewed in half, whereas some others have been wedged inside one another.

A closing picture exhibits the place the passport was discovered – mendacity on the ground subsequent to an previous burgundy pink passport, which has additionally fallen sufferer to the pup’s chewing.

Ellis took to social media on Friday to share the amusing photographs, joking: “Get a canine, they stated. Will probably be enjoyable, they stated.

Both sides of the passport.
Ellis now thinks she will likely be watching the sport at house with the canines. (C) Ellis McLeod.

“Alleged to be going to France every week right this moment for the Rugby World Cup Last.”

The submit acquired tons of of likes and dozens of feedback from customers left in stitches by the naughty pup’s actions.

One individual wrote: “Don’t assume they need you to go.”

Whereas one other stated: “I’d say probability it however ‘the canine ate my passport’ excuse won’t work pretty much as good as ‘the canine ate my homework’ one.”

A 3rd commented: “They’re not known as ‘cockerdiles’ for nothing.”

A fourth added: “Oops. Perhaps that’s their approach of claiming if they will’t go you then ain’t.”

Chatting with Ellis right this moment, she stated: “I used to be in my appraisal at work round 11am on Friday.

Louie and Ashley.
Pictured (L to R): Louie and Ashley. (C) Ellis McLeod.

“Louie is mine and he’s two and Ashley is sort of one and he’s my dad’s. I’ve him loads as my dad travels for work.

“The boys have been enjoying within the bed room and watching out the window as they usually do.

“I had my passport out, excessive up on my dresser, as I wanted to recollect to pack it for going away on Friday for the ultimate of the rugby world cup – which I’ve been following for the reason that starting of the event.

“Throughout my appraisal, I heard Ashley tearing one thing up. I figured it was a toy and wasn’t something vital as there wasn’t something vital mendacity round, or so I assumed.

“I got here by to the bed room at round 11:45am to search out the passport fairly torn up.

“I laughed at first and FaceTimed my dad till it dawned on me. I used to be alleged to be going to France in every week.

“I shortly phoned the passport workplace to be advised they solely approve passports on the identical day for compassionate journey or on medical journey, and even when I acquired an appointment in Glasgow that afternoon, it was unlikely I might get my passport in time because the wait time from appointment is 7-8 days.”

Ellis is now more likely to be watching the sport from the consolation of her own residence – with the canines.

She joked: “It’s not possible I will likely be going to France and will likely be watching at house. I feel I’m nearly over it now.”