Emma graduated from Bristol in 1996. She was a trustee of the Animal Welfare Foundation for 6 years and sat as their representative on the BVA Ethics and Welfare group for 2 years. She has written 9 books on pet animal welfare and responsible choices for pet owners. Emma has spoken at various conferences on different animal welfare subjects, notably pedigree animal health and the welfare issues of extreme conformation. Emma now lives in France with her family, a cross-eyed moggie and two gerbils! She continues her writing and welfare work.