Dobbey The Reindeer Delights Kids In North London

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We Americans have Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and the rest but residents of Enfield, North London, can expect a visit from Dobbey the reindeer this time of year. His owner Gordon Elliott takes him everywhere — to the local pub and with him on the subway or bus. On Christmas, Elliott dresses as Father Christmas and walks Dobbey through town.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. We Americans have Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and the rest, but residents of Enfield, North London, this time of year can expect a visit from Dobby, the reindeer. His owner, Gordon Elliott, takes him everywhere: to the local pub, and with him on the Tube and the bus.

On Christmas, Elliott dresses as Father Christmas and walks Dobby through town. He's never been spotted flying - no matter; children love him.

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