Two Year Old Shepherd Boy
Britain's littlest shepherd, aged two, a lamb called Twinkle - and a bond
between boy and sheep that will melt your heart
Arthur Jones, two, looks after his own six-strong herd on Dorset farm
Arthur, who has cerebral palsy, walks thanks to his sheep Twinkle
He is Britain's youngest shepherd and has won several prizes
Boxing Day morning is traditionally a time for long sleeps and leisurely
breakfasts. But while most of Britain takes it easy after yesterday’s
festivities, little Arthur Jones will be out in the Dorset countryside mending
Many winter mornings have seen him out in the fields, hammering tacks into a
post, wearing his favourite tweed cap.
He also feeds the sheep, rattling a tiny pail containing a handful of pellets.
‘Come on Twinkle!’ he calls to a ewe with a dense white fleece and a calm
demeanour, who dutifully trots across to him.
Cuteness overload: Arthur Jones, two-and-a-half, with his lamb Twinkle and his
Last Updated ( Monday, 13 January 2014 )