Rebecca Harris and Milo

Rebecca Harris and Milo.

Dog’s Name: Milo

Owner's Name: Rebecca Harris 

Political Party: Conservative

Owner's Constituency: Castle Point

Breed (all breeds and crossbreeds welcome): Lurcher

Sex: Male

Age: 9 months

Colour: Tan

Describe your top five doggy personality traits:

  • Affectionate
  • Friendly
  • Bouncy
  • Inquisitive
  • Playful

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

Milo has been in the local paper promoting getting dogs from rescue centres.  

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

  • Much higher penalties for animal cruelty, including puppy farming.
  • Give every pensioner a free retired greyhound.

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

Because despite millions of dogs being safe human companions, in rare cases tragic incidents involving children and dogs do occur.

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

Never approach a strange dog without first asking the owner. Then only approach them slowly and quietly. Never tease a dog however well you know it.

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

You’ll know it when you meet me!

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