Surrey and Sussex police dogs are paying special visits to workers on the force for Mental Health Awareness Week.

Two police dogs, PD Sox and PD Rebel, were sent to various borough police services, including Epsom and Ewell throughout the week.

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been documented in various studies as being frequently beneficial to people suffering from stress, anxiety and various other problems associated with mental health.

Surrey and Sussex Police Dog Section said: "This week is mental health awareness week. PD Sox and PD Rebel have been interacting with staff and given some doggy cuddles.

"Our furry friends can help reduce stress, anxiety and depression..."