Katie Price has been photographed looking subdued as she stepped out with her boyfriend Carl Woods after placing her son Harvey into a residential facility.
The 42 year old appeared downcast as she held onto her new grey French bulldog Precious, who was gifted by her Love Island star boyfriend, while Carl carried his adorable rescue pooch called Sid.
Former glamour model Katie wore a black and red Gucci tracksuit with a red fur gilet for the outing, which she teamed with a pair of beige shoes.
The blonde beauty styled her long mane straight down to frame her face, which was decked out in make up including foundation, eyeliner and mascara.
Ensuring the little pup was kept warm before a pampering grooming session, Katie placed Precious into her tracksuit. The star also sported a blue face mask as she walked with her other half towards Waggy Tails in Felsted, Essex.
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Reality star Carl, 31, could be seen dressed in a simple white hoodie with a pair of black skinny trousers and matching black trainers as he looked back to make sure Katie was alright after making the difficult decision to put her 18 year old son Harvey into full-time care.
The mum-of-five made the revelation on 14 January, explaining that while upsetting, the opportunity will allow Harvey to create an independent life.
The mum and son duo have spent the last six months trying to find the right college for children with autism and learning disabilities and are hoping Harvey can start at the best one in September.
Katie, who “hates the way she looks after gaining a stone and a half” but is “determined to get healthy to fall pregnant”, told The Sun: “It breaks my heart. I don’t want him to think I’m just getting rid of him.
“It’s so upsetting to think I won’t see him every day but this is the best thing for Harvey and we have to think positively because I don’t want him to think I’m just getting rid of him.
“This is his chance to live an independent life, learn skills and socialise with people other than me.
“I’m trying to get him used to me not being there all the time. But he’ll call on his iPad and say, ‘Mum, I need you’, and I run to him.
“When he’s three hours away it will break my heart because I won’t be able to get there as I’ve got to juggle him with my other kids,” the doting mum explained.
“When he goes to college he will learn to be an adult. He says now, ‘Mummy, I’m not a boy, I’m a man.’
“The other kids are excited for him – they want to see what he can do. But I think they’ll find it hard when he’s not around on weekends.
“I need to learn to let go but it’s tough – anyone in my position knows how hard it is.
“We have an incredible bond. I don’t know how Harvey will react or how he’ll feel when I can’t get to him. It’s too painful to think about,” Katie emotionally divulged.