Summoning all their professionalism, they tiptoed around the beast and rang the bell. The door was opened and the dog rushed in.
Once inside, they were greeted by the child's mother and taken into a barely-furnished living room. The conversation did not go well. As tempers frayed, the deputy head saw the pooch cock its leg and pee against a wall.
Nobody said anything. The discussion became even more heated and the deputy then saw the hound crouch and poo in the corner. Again, nothing was said.
Eventually, the attendance officer decided to end the hostile meeting. As he and his deputy left and began to walk downstairs, the flat door was thrown open again and the father shouted: " An' youse can take yer dog wae yeh!"