Sheffield’s golden girl Jess Ennis glad to be home with pet Myla

Jess Ennis' labrador Myla
Jess Ennis' labrador Myla
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OLYMPIC champ Jessica Ennis is back home in Sheffield - and enjoying being back with her beloved chocolate labrador Myla.

This morning she showed her devotion to the three-year-old pooch by tweeting this adorable picture of Myla wearing her Olympic gold medal.

The 26-year-old heptathlete shared the picture with her 670,000 followers, typing: “Myla standing proud with my medal! She’s so sweet!”

The picture was immediately sent around the world, retweeted 1,150 times by her followers.

Fellow Team GB member Becky Adlington, who won two bronze medals in the pool, replied to Jessica: “Haha! Love this!! Soo cute.”

Jessica, who lives with Myla and fiancé Andy Hill in Millhouses, is thrilled to be back at home in South Yorkshire.

She also said on Twitter: “Had such a lovely day catching up with friends! And so many lovely cards.”

Sheffield will formally welcome Jessica home on Friday with a huge civic reception in Barker’s Pool.

Well-wishers attending the celebration are asked to wear something gold.

The event, which will feature music on an open-air stage, will start at 4pm, with Jessica due on stage from 6.15pm.