Jeremy Balfour and Sadie

Owner’s Name: Jeremy Balfour  

Constituency: Lothian

Dog’s Name: Sadie

Breed: Cavapoo (Cavalier and Miniature Poodle Cross)

Sex: Female

Age: 8 months

Colour: Apricot


What are your favourite characteristics in your dog?

Friendliness, responsive, playfulness


What dog welfare issues do you think need tackling?

Encourage greater awareness of dangers of puppy farms, need for more regular exercise and insurance where possible to ensure all health needs are met.


Are there any changes you’d like to see to legislation governing the use and sale of fireworks?

More controlled selling and use of fireworks in public places where possible.


How do you think both dog owners and non-dog owners can reduce the impact that fireworks have on dog welfare?

Better understanding of distress and upset they can cause. Owners more responsible for keeping pets safe inside and feeling safe.


Why should your dog be crowned Holyrood Dog of the Year 2019?

If you are looking for puppy love look no further.


Click here to vote for Jeremy and Sadie

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