One way the family enjoyed spending special time together was by taking breaks away. However, they often had trouble finding suitable accommodation. That’s because many holiday cottages they contacted refused to accept their two gigantic dogs.
The lack of options forced the family to consider caravan holidays. However, these weren’t very practical either. Standing at 6ft 5in, Andrew is anything but small and spending lots of time cramped up in a caravan was not very comfortable.
“I’d struggle alone in a caravan, let alone with three kids and two Great Danes charging about,” Andrew explained to the Daily Mail in 2015. “A lot of holiday cottages are pretty dog-unfriendly too. We always found it really tough to find somewhere that would have us.”