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Politicians and their pets: Liam McArthur and Gerry

Liam McArthur and Gerry - Image credit: Liam McArthur

Politicians and their pets: Liam McArthur and Gerry

Name?

Gerry       

Breed?

Springer (spaniel)

Age?

Nine months

How long have you had him?

Three months

Where did you get him?

Neighbour

What can he do?

About 0-30 in five seconds

What do you love about him?

Madcap personality

What special talents does he have? 

Vertical lift off that puts NASA to shame

What’s his best trick?

Extracting food from a ‘kong’ by dropping it down the stairs

What are his most annoying habits?

Getting on a scent and not coming back

What’s the worst thing he’s done?

Apart from shit on the sitting room floor?

Do you think of yourself as a pet parent or pet owner?

 Seriously? Spaniel retriever

What’s the most exorbitant thing you’ve ever purchased for your pet?

Fencing of the fields round the house to try to stop Gerry running away

What’s the most ridiculous thing you have bought or done for your pet?

Paid for fencing in the vain hope of stopping Gerry running away

What was the first pet you ever had? 

A mongrel called Maggie

What would be your dream pet? 

A dog that didn’t keep running off

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