Samantha Armytage is Joined by a Male Friend as She Takes her Dog Banjo for a Walk

She’s the accomplished TV presenter who fronts Channel Seven’s Sunrise every weekday morning.

But when she’s not working hard in the studios, Samantha Armytage appears to relish time spent outdoors.

The 41-year-old was spotted walking her dog in Sydney last week and was joined by a male friend.

Who's that guy? Samantha Armytage is accompanied by a male friend as she takes her dog Banjo for a walk

With a water bottle in hand, Samantha embarked on what looked to be  a pleasurable stroll with the man as she helped her pooch Banjo stretch her legs.

The journalist and the man appeared to keep up a brisk pace during the outing as they made their way to a local shop.

Samantha and her friend appeared to be in good spirits as they strolled, with the duo sporting pleasant expressions.

Out and about: The pair seemingly kept up a brisk pace as they stepped out in Sydney

Stretching her legs! Samantha was spotted taking her adorable dog Banjo for some exercise

Labrador Banjo has been part of Samantha’s life since Christmas 2016, when the accomplished journalist bought the pet as a present to herself.

In 2017, Samantha explained that it was the dependable personality trait of dogs that convinced her to welcome a fluffy friend into her life.

‘I have got no time for disloyalty,’ the Channel Seven star told Stellar in January 2017.  ‘That’s why I got a dog.’

'My sandy little coconut!' The stylish stunner regularly keeps her Instagram followers updated on Banjo's antics

Samantha regularly takes to social media to update her followers with snippets of her pet’s life.

The stylish stunner has shared several selfies with the cute companion on Instagram.

‘My sandy little coconut…’  Samantha captioned one such post.

Meanwhile, the small-screen beauty has proved numerous times she’s very much a dog-lover, posing with other pups on various occasions.

Dog lover: Samantha seems to have a soft spot for animals, posing with other pups on various occasions