The former TOWIE star uploaded a sweet snap of her Dachshund - who she adopted earlier this year - sat the stop of a flight of stairs, apparently refusing to climb down them.
In the picture, Dave can be seen looking very small in comparison to the large steps and is peering over the top, perhaps wondering whether to attempt the journey down or not.
Maria captioned the photo: "David hates the steps". Bless him!
Poor Maria has had a tough few weeks, so no doubt the tiny sausage dog is providing her with some much needed love and cuddles.
At the beginning of the month, Maria confirmed she had attempted suicide by taking an overdose of pills. Yesterday, Maria spoke for the first time, saying she "felt desperate".
It seems as though Dave has played a part in Maria getting her life back on track, as earlier today she posted another photo of her little pooch sat in the garden with the caption: "My rock". Aww!
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