Ant McPartlin and wife Anne-Marie enjoy a sunny stroll with baby son Wilder and their dogs – amid the BGT host's custody battle over beloved pooch Hurley with ex Lisa Armstrong

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Ant McPartlin enjoyed a sunny dog walk with wife Anne-Marie and baby son Wilder in London on Thursday. 

The TV personality, 48, who became a father for the first time last month, kept a low profile as he shielded his famous face beneath shades and a baseball cap. 

Ant wore a corduroy gilet over a black sweater and joggers for the stroll as he held onto the lead of their maltipoo’s Milo and Bumble.

Anne-Marie, 46, who already has two daughters from a previous relationship, also sported a gilet and sunglasses as she pushed her baby son in his pram.

The couple, who wed in 2021, stopped to chat with other dog walkers and took the opportunity to check the tot was comfy in his carriage. 

Ant McPartlin, 48,  enjoyed a sunny dog walk with wife Anne-Marie, 46, and baby son Wilder in London on Thursday

Ant McPartlin, 48,  enjoyed a sunny dog walk with wife Anne-Marie, 46, and baby son Wilder in London on Thursday

It comes amid the BGT's custody battle over beloved chocolate lab Hurley with ex Lisa Armstrong (pictured)

It comes amid the BGT’s custody battle over beloved chocolate lab Hurley with ex Lisa Armstrong (pictured)

Ant and Lisa adopted Hurley in 2013 following struggles to have a child of their own. However the pair split in 2018 after 18 years of marriage

Ant and Lisa adopted Hurley in 2013 following struggles to have a child of their own. However the pair split in 2018 after 18 years of marriage 

It comes amid Ant’s custody battle of his beloved chocolate lab Hurley with ex wife Lisa Armstrong. 

The former couple adopted the dog in 2013 following struggles to have a child of their own. However the pair split in 2018 after 18 years of marriage. 

Lisa shares joint custody of Hurley with Ant but reports say she wants sole possession of him – something he is said to have resisted.

The make-up artist celebrated the pooch’s 11th birthday as she took to Instagram with a sweet post on Monday. 

Showing her love for her four legged friend, she shared a series of snaps of Hurley over the years, from as a puppy to now. 

She wrote: ‘My Baby Boy is 11!!!… Happy Birthday Hurley you absolute beauty.’

Ant is said to have refused to surrender full custody of Hurley to his ex during their reported £31million divorce battle, reportedly telling lawyers: ‘She can have anything she wants – except the dog.’ 

Lisa was said to have expressed a wish to care for the Lab full-time in February – and friends close to the make-up artist say that desire is stronger than ever following the birth of Ant’s first-born.

The Britain's Got Talent host became a father for the first time last month

The Britain’s Got Talent host became a father for the first time last month

He kept a low profile as he shielded his famous face beneath shades and a baseball cap

He kept a low profile as he shielded his famous face beneath shades and a baseball cap

Ant wore a corduroy gilet over a black sweater and joggers for the stroll as he held onto the lead of their maltipoo's Milo and Bumble

Ant wore a corduroy gilet over a black sweater and joggers for the stroll as he held onto the lead of their maltipoo’s Milo and Bumble

The couple, who wed in 2021, stopped to chat with other dog walkers and took the opportunity to check the tot was comfy in his carriage

The couple, who wed in 2021, stopped to chat with other dog walkers and took the opportunity to check the tot was comfy in his carriage

Anne-Marie, who already has two daughters from a previous relationship, also sported a gilet and sunglasses as she pushed her baby son in his pram

Lisa shares joint custody of Hurley with Ant but reports say she wants sole possession of him - something he is said to have resisted (pictured at the National Television Awards in 2017)

Lisa shares joint custody of Hurley with Ant but reports say she wants sole possession of him – something he is said to have resisted (pictured at the National Television Awards in 2017)

Ant is pictured with Hurley in 2017

Ant is pictured with Hurley in 2017

Lisa regularly shares pictures of herself with Hurley on Instagram, where she refers to him as 'Mama's baby boy'

Lisa regularly shares pictures of herself with Hurley on Instagram, where she refers to him as ‘Mama’s baby boy’

‘She felt very betrayed by both Ant and Anne-Marie and felt that none of this has been handled sensitively, especially the announcement of the baby,’ sources have told The Sun.

‘The one thing that has got her through it and been by her side constantly is Hurley – she doesn’t know what she would do without him. He’s more than just a dog to her and has been a lifeline at times.’

They added: ‘Ant obviously loves Hurley as well but he now has a lot of other responsibilities and things going on in his life and Lisa can’t see why she can’t have full custody of him. She needs Hurley by her side.’

The former couple reportedly agreed to take it in turns to look after Hurley, with the arrangement seeing Ant’s chauffeur ferrying the dog between them so they did not have to see each other.

His struggles with alcohol only became public in March 2018 – two months after he and Lisa divorced – when he was involved in a car crash and charged with drink-driving, for which he was fined £86,000. 

As well as welcoming his son last month, Ant also unveiled his new tattoo which is a tribute to his family. 

Hurley was adopted by the former couple in 2013 after they struggled to conceive a child together

Hurley was adopted by the former couple in 2013 after they struggled to conceive a child together 

Lisa recently celebrated the pooche's birthday in a gushing social media post

Lisa recently celebrated the pooche’s birthday in a gushing social media post  

Lisa was said to have expressed a wish to care for the Lab full-time in February - and friends close to the make-up artist say that desire is stronger than ever following the birth of Ant's first-born

Lisa was said to have expressed a wish to care for the Lab full-time in February – and friends close to the make-up artist say that desire is stronger than ever following the birth of Ant’s first-born

As well as welcoming his son last month, Ant also unveiled his new tattoo which is a tribute to his family, as the presenter cleared up claims he had 'snubbed' Hurley in the body art

As well as welcoming his son last month, Ant also unveiled his new tattoo which is a tribute to his family, as the presenter cleared up claims he had ‘snubbed’ Hurley in the body art  

Ant wrote: 'Glad you loved the tattoo as well. For all you dog lovers who asked why my beloved Hurley wasn¿t on the family tree..he was!! He was just covered by our newborn'

Ant wrote: ‘Glad you loved the tattoo as well. For all you dog lovers who asked why my beloved Hurley wasn’t on the family tree..he was!! He was just covered by our newborn’

Ant then shared a snap showing the full tattoo on his shoulder, with Hurley's name visible on the tree design

Ant then shared a snap showing the full tattoo on his shoulder, with Hurley’s name visible on the tree design

Holding the newborn, Ant revealed a family tree tattoo on his upper arm, however fan accused him of ‘snubbing’ fog Hurley whose name didn’t seem to be on the design. 

Ant addressed fans’ concerns as he wrote: ‘Hey all, I just wanted to say thank You so much for the kind messages of love and well wishes for our baby Wilder. He’s doing great. 

‘Glad you loved the tattoo as well. For all you dog lovers who asked why my beloved Hurley wasn’t on the family tree..he was!! He was just covered by our newborn. All my love, gratitude and heartfelt thanks A.’

Last month Lisa returned to social media for the first time since the presenter welcomed baby Wilder with a cryptic post.

Taking to her Instagram Stories stating that ‘behaviour never lies’, Lisa re-posted the quote, originally said by Winston Churchill, that stated: ‘I no longer listen to what people say, I watch what they do. Behaviour never lies.’

She also shared a snap of four labradors, including Hurley, along with the caption: ‘Got the band back together.’

Lisa’s previous post had been to mark the fifth anniversary of her father’s death, just 24 hours before Ant announced the arrival of his son.

Last month Lisa returned to social media for the first time since the presenter welcomed baby Wilder with a cryptic post

Last month Lisa returned to social media for the first time since the presenter welcomed baby Wilder with a cryptic post 

Lisa also posted to mark the fifth anniversary of her father's death, just 24 hours before Ant announced the arrival of his son.

Lisa also posted to mark the fifth anniversary of her father’s death, just 24 hours before Ant announced the arrival of his son. 

Lisa's father Derek pictured. He passed away in May 2019 aged 71 after being diagnosed with cancer the year before

Lisa’s father Derek pictured. He passed away in May 2019 aged 71 after being diagnosed with cancer the year before

She paid tribute to her dad Derek, also known as Degs, by posting a picture of his gravestone. 

The moving words on her father’s grave read: ‘In loving memory of Dot Armstrong tragically taken on 26.6. 1992 and Derek John Armstrong sadly missed husband, Dad and Grampy forever in our hearts.’

She captioned the heartbreaking image with: ‘My Heart…5 years. #MyDegs #MyHero.’ 

Lisa’s father Derek passed away in May 2019 aged 71 after being diagnosed with cancer the year before, with his health deteriorating in the months before he died. 

The Strictly Come Dancing MUA was reportedly at Derek’s bedside at her family home, in Oxford with her mum Linda, according to The Sun.

Lisa was said to have kept her dad’s illness a secret for a year.