The 43-year-old said: “People who don’t have dogs might not really understand it, but when you’ve emotionally bonded with an animal and you decide that it’s not working, to let them go, what’s that like?”
Layla described it like ‘giving up a child’ and was determined to find him a home he deserved, selling him to friend Louise for £1,500.
Judge Rinder was introduced to Rolo and gave him a cuddle, saying: “I can see why you fell in love! He’s charming, he doesn’t answer back, he’s always affectionate and I suspect he’s more rational than most partners.”
The comment sent the audience into a fit of giggles as he added: “It’s where I get it from, I can smell a liar like a fart in a kennel.”
He went on to explain that he oversees numerous court cases which include dogs, which are classed as property in law.
He said: “The idea that anyone who owns a pet and is a good pet owner feels about their dog as property is a very stupid thing.”