Lesley Laird and Pip

Owner’s Name: Lesley Laird 

Constituency: Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Dog’s Name: Pip (pedigree name – Tempurong Sugar Maple of Loumiquest (AQ2))

Breed: Retriever (Labrador)

Sex: Female

Age: 4 years (DOB 26/02/2013)

Colour: Black


What are your favourite characteristics in your dog?

Pip is an affectionate, energetic dog who just loves people.

What makes your dog such a great animal?

She is just a bit part of our family – she loves to be in the middle of everything.

What dog welfare issues do you think need tackling?

Puppy smuggling.

Dog owner education.

What role should training and socialisation play in a dog’s life and what is your top training tip?

It is so important to make sure your dog has ‘dog company’ and can go     anywhere and behave.

Why should your dog be crowned Westminster Dog of the Year 2017?

Pip is, and loves, being a campaigning dog – she helps to get across points by engaging with people to have a second look.


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