JEREMY McConnell has been slammed by a fan for letting his dog too close to his four-week-old daughter.
The model, 29, took to Instagram to share an adorable snap of chihuahua Patsy with daughter Storm.
Alongside the picture, Jeremy wrote: "DAD! Who's taller?! These two .... I think storm is cheating thank you to everyone for the dog & baby advice .... as you can see it worked well ... they are best friends. "
And while most fans gushed over the cute snap, one particular follower slammed the star for allowing the dog to be so close to the tot.
They wrote: "Thick !!!! Putting a dog near your new baby."
The comment didn't go unnoticed by Jeremy, who insisted there was nothing wrong with the pup being next to his daughter.
He replied: "clown educate yourself if anything it strengthens there immune system."
Dogs are known for strengthening the immune systems of children against allergies and asthma, particularly within the first three months of life.
Jeremy's reply was liked by several followers.
Jeremy and lawyer girlfriend Katie McGreath welcomed their first child together last month .
The former Celebrity Big Brother star recently revealed her unusual name online.
A close friend of Jeremy's told us: "Jeremy picked the name and it really means a lot to him.
"Storm bring a fresh start, so it's really positive for them both.
"The name is a constant reminder of the happy family man he now is."
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Jeremy and Katie have already bought their daughter her first pony and had it delivered to their home.
The model revealed to The Sun Online earlier this year that he had been sober and drug-free for 18 months, turning his life around following a stint in prison.
An insider told us at the time: "Katie has really supported Jeremy through the tough times and helped him grow as a person. Anyone who knows Jeremy knows that having a family and being a dad is a dream he has always wanted."
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