The Oracle will allow dogs into the shopping centre for the first time.

From August 1, furry friends may accompany shoppers into the centre and many of its stores are joining in.

The dogs must be kept on a non-extendable, static lead at all times and they are not allowed on the escalators.

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Announcing the change, a spokesperson for the Oracle said: “Yes this news is fur-real.”

We will be welcoming all well-behaved dogs at The Oracle from August 1st. Before bringing your furry friend to meet us, please read through our doggy guidelines and ensure you follow these at all times.”

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The following brands allow dogs within their store. Llook for the dog-friendly sticker in their windows:

  • Apple Beaverbrooks
  • The Jewellers
  • Caffe© Nero
  • Fat Face
  • Game Gant
  • H & M
  • Hobbs
  • Hollister
  • House of Fraser
  • H Samuel
  • Lush
  • Menkind
  • Paperchase
  • Pizza Express
  • Scribbler
  • Skechers
  • Sky
  • Superdry
  • Starbucks
  • Sunnamusk
  • The Perfume shop
  • The Real Greek
  • Victorias Secret
  • Watch Lab
  • Whittards of Chelsea