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Coronation Street's Beverley Callard introduces newest family member after devastating loss

Beverley has a new puppy!

Actress Beverley Callard, who plays Liz McDonald in Coronation Street, has introduced a new family member after the recent loss of her beloved dog Jeffrey.

The 62-year-old posted a picture of her new 'baby' to Instagram.

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Meet our new baby, Norman 13 weeks old xx

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Beverley captioned the post: "Meet our new baby, Norman 13 weeks old."

Meet our new baby, Norman 13 weeks old.

Fans went wild to see Beverley's new puppy.

One wrote: "Oh my days he's so gorgeous."

A second commented: "Gorgeous."

A third added: "He's adorable."

Earlier this month, the Corrie star announced that her dog Jeffrey had sadly passed away.

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Jeffrey, who was only three, had terminal cancer.

Beverley, who has starred in Corrie for nearly 30 years, recently revealed she would be on medication for life to battle depression.

She was diagnosed with bipolar in 2009 and has since been open and honest about her struggles with her mental health.

Beverley has played Liz for nearly 30 years (Credit: ITV)

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She told the Daily Star: "I'll have to be medicated forever. I know I will have to take medication for the rest of my life. I am grateful it's there."

Beverley, who is also starring in stage show Thunder Girls, will celebrate her 30th year on Corrie next year playing Liz McDonald, which coincides with the show's 60th anniversary.

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