Daniel Zeichner

Daniel Zeichner

Dog’s Name: Bentley the rescue

Owner's Name: Daniel Zeichner

Political Party: Labour

Owner's Constituency: Cambridge

Breed (all breeds and crossbreeds welcome): 




Describe your top five doggy personality traits:

  • Loyal,
  • Likes going for long walks
  • Energetic
  • Occasionally falls asleep on the sofa
  • Likes sausages

What are your top doggy achievements to date (e.g. training classes, awards, tricks etc.)?

  • Dogmatically fought for tighter rules for assistance dogs
  • Took part in blind folded walk with a guide dog to see how visually impaired people get a ruff deal.

What would you do if you were PM for the day? Any dog related issues you would tackle for your four-legged friends?

  • Take action against puppy farmers.
  • Protect postal workers from being bitten.
  • Stop the brutal trade in dog meat.
  • Stamp out organised dog-fighting.

Why is it essential that all children in the UK are educated about safe interaction with dogs?

To make sure that no one – dog or child – is put at risk.

What advice would you give to children about safe interaction with dogs?

Check with the owner before touching a dog, be kind and cautious.

Why should you be crowned Westminster Dog of the Year 2016?

I'm like a dog with a bone and I'll hound the Government to get the best deal for my MP’s constituents - I'll bark at ministers, talk to the puparazzi and won't roll over!

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