Brooklyn with Frank the Frug, who is the resident dog at C & K Walkerston Kindergarten. Picture: Contributed
Brooklyn with Frank the Frug, who is the resident dog at C & K Walkerston Kindergarten. Picture: Contributed

Frank the Frug puts best paws forward for sweet cause

UNLIKE Pig the Pug, Frank the Frug is well-known for his patience, loving nature and putting others first.

C&K Walkerston Community Kindergarten director Peta Baxter said the five-year-old pug cross French bulldog was their resident 'Kindy Dog'.

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And while he has amassed more than 2600 followers on his Instagram account, the kindy children are his biggest fans.

"He greets every single family that walks through the door," Ms Baxter said.

Frank the Frug at C & K Walkerston Kindergarten keeping one of the little ones company. Picture: Contributed
Frank the Frug at C & K Walkerston Kindergarten keeping one of the little ones company. Picture: Contributed

"If someone's a bit sad about separating from their mum, he'll go and sit next to them.

"He's not a therapy dog but he has become (one).

"He creates this instant trust."

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Ms Baxter said Frank follows the children around everywhere and joins in on their activities.

Frank the Frug knows the line up drill at kindy. Picture: Contributed
Frank the Frug knows the line up drill at kindy. Picture: Contributed

But this Sunday, it's the public's turn to fall in love with Frank as he joins the team at Social Fresh and Local Cafe in Walkerston from 9am to 11am for their RSPCA cupcake fundraiser.

"They'll be able to pet him and get a photo with him," Ms Baxter said.

Frank the Frug, the ‘Kindy Dog’ and Instagram star. Picture: Contributed
Frank the Frug, the ‘Kindy Dog’ and Instagram star. Picture: Contributed

To learn more about Frank the Kindy Dog, head to his Facebook or Instagram account.