Gemma Atkinson fears her beloved dog Ollie has dementia

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Gemma Atkinson has revealed she fears her beloved dog Ollie has dementia.

Taking to Instagram Stories, Gemma, who recently said she hasn't worn make-up in a whole year, asked her followers for some advice about her pooch.

“Has anyone on here ever had a dog with dementia? Ollie has recently started acting a little off… he’s so energetic & happy but in the evenings he now goes and sits alone outside sometimes for up to an hour,” the 36 year old said.

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She added: “He also sometimes just sits & stares… it’s come on over the last month or so & is happening more often,” alongside a sad face.

The actress later said: “Thank you guys… Appreciate the replies & glad it’s not just Ollie. I guess old age eventually gets us all (if we’re lucky!)”

The former Strictly star had previously opened up about her love for dogs.

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“I can’t imagine my life without a dog now,” she said. “I’ve said for the rest of my life I’d like to have a dog. I just think they’re great company and so loyal. All they want to do is make you happy.”

Gemma lives at home with partner Gorka Márquez, their one-year-old daughter Mia and her Cocker Spaniels Ollie and Norman.

Her adorable pooches previously had a starring role when Gemma and Gorka announced the news they were expecting baby Mia.

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Wearing signs around their neck, Norman’s said: “Guess what… Mummy’s pregnant!” While Ollie’s read: “We’re going to be big brothers!”

Gemma previously opened up about expanding her brood as she discussed names for a baby boy after having a psychic reading.

"I just had my reading with Chris. It's weird with things like that. It blows my mind," she said.

"Because I've had some where I've just been like, 'Nah.' And I've had some where I've been like, ‘Wow.’”

Gemma then confessed she and Gorka, 30, previously thought of a baby name they would likely go for in the future.

"Me and Gorka had a baby boy name if we have a boy. It's a Spanish name, a little Spanish boy name, and Chris said straight away, if you have a boy it will be and he said the name," she said.

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