It's a "little bit of silliness" that could land Dianne Pope in hot water with her dog-loving friends.

The line in the sand has been drawn - and Dianne won't stand for pampered pooches any longer.  "I don't care, someone has to say it."

And say it she has in the 20-page book Dogs which is a tongue-in-cheek stab at pet owners who take their fur babies a little too seriously.  The satirical book is beautifully illustrated by renowned Dungog artist Gaye Shield.  (Dungog Chronicle)

Dogs - Artist: Di