Emily Clare

Emily is a woman of many hats! Born in England, Emily is a writer, specializing in matters pertaining to mental health and wellness. She is a graduate student of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Toronto. She is the Executive Director of the Gerladina Orphanage and Education Centre, located in Tanzania, where she visits as often as she can. She is an impassioned advocate for breed neutral laws for dogs, founding a virtual, international gathering place for dog lovers called United Paws, with an aim to fight together against breed discrimination worldwide, all inspired by her own dog, Bella, who Emily credits for changing the direction of her life. Emily is also a mother to a toddler and is currently working on a children's book, inspired by Breed Specific Legislation.
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Breed Specific Legislation: Truth and Consequences

It was a morning walk like any other: I was out with my toddler and my dog and we were paused at the local bridge, watching the creek water run rapidly over the rocks after recent rains. My daughter was delighting at the sound of the water as my dog sniffed every blade of grass she could find. Then a Police car drove past us, which didn’t phase me until he slowed right down and pulled a U-turn in the middle of the street and drove back towards us. Thanks to Breed Specific Legislation, I froze then and there.
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