Anna Turley and Clem

Owner’s Name: Anna Turley

Constituency: Redcar

Dog’s Name: Clem

Breed: Shih Tsu

Sex: Male

Age: 7

Colour: Grey and White

What are your favourite characteristics in your dog?

Cheeky, loving, intelligent, stubborn. He sticks to you like glue.

How does your dog enhance your day to day life?

He is everything! Always pleased to see you, affectionate and playful. Good at cuddles while life is stressful. Loves chatting to constituents!

What dog welfare issues do you think need tackling?

Need government to bring forward their commitment to increase sentencing for animal cruelty.

How can you minimise stress to your dog during fireworks displays?

Radio up loudly or TV (which he loves to watch). Lots of cuddles and distraction.

Why should your dog be crowned Westminster Dog of the Year 2018?

Because he is such a wonderful, loving, cheeky, character who has inspired my work on tackling cruelty to animals.

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