Dog's Name: Inca
Owner's Name: Antoinette Sandbach
Political Party: Conservative
Owner's Constituency: Eddisbury
Breed (all breeds and crossbreeds welcome): Working cocker spaniel
Describe your top five doggy personality traits:
Loyalty, playfulness, affection, energy, intelligence.
What are your top doggy achievements to date (e.g. training classes, awards, tricks etc.)?
I have my own twitter handle; I act as a greeter at my house; I run through the grass and get covered in grass, mud, twigs, berries and leaves.
What would you do if you were PM for the day? Any dog related issues you would tackle for your four-legged friends?
I would introduce doggy beds on trains. This would ensure their comfort and security on those long train journeys. I would also ban puppy farms!
Why is it essential that all children in the UK are educated about safe interaction with dogs?
Dogs are “man’s best friend” but those that are not well trained – or do not know their strength could pose a risk.
What advice would you give to children about safe interaction with dogs?
Do not interact with dogs that you have not been given permission to interact with by your parent or guardian.
Why should you be crowned Westminster Dog of the Year 2016?
Because I’m the happiest, friendliest dog around.