Cheryl Cole is apparently embroiled in complex canine plotting ahead of her move to America to host the US version of X Factor.
The dog loving star has two chihuahuas called Coco and Buster, and is said to have refused to put them in quarantine when she moves to America.
She has apparently enlisted close friend Derek Hough to help her investigate dog passports and transport options.
A source is quoted as saying: "Cheryl wants her dogs to go straight from plane to home. If need be, she'll get a private jet. She's told Derek to look into micro-chipping and doggy passports â" but is refusing to put them in quarantine."
Cole is apparently moving out of the Surrey mansion that she shared with ex-husband Ashley Cole.
The Promise This singer, was found guilty of actual bodily harm seven years ago when she attacked a toilet attendant. As a result she could find herself unable to obtain a U.S. visa.