The Waterford Nose loves his mammy, loves sleeping in her bed, likes to play ball and will give you the best hugs ever.
Meet The 2020 Waterford Nose Of Tralee
Age: Nearly 9 years old
Breed: Jack russell/Shihzhu mix we think..my mammy is a Jack Russell
Special Skill: Hugging
Favourite Food: Cucumber pieces
Favourite Toy: My many tennis balls
Favourite Place to Sleep: In my human mammys bed, beside my birth doggo mammy Poppy, Uncles Mikey and Tyson and Pixie my feline crazy sister
Favourite Activity: On the beach playing ball
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: Benvoy beach, Waterford
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done: Buried my ball so my uncle Mikey wouldn’t take it
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? My mammy Poppy was adopted by human mammy in 2011 from the dog shelter and she was pregnant (a surprise to all) and gave birth to my 3 brothers and myself 3 weeks later. Friends adopted my 3 brothers and my human mammy kept me as I was born into her hands.
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet EVER! I’m awfully sensitive and adore people. One of my favourite things to do is to give hugs and I love all dogs especially old dogs. My human mammy says I’ve awfully good recall and do not use a leash as I stay by her side.
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? For a little bit of fun in these strange times and my mammy thinks I’m adorable
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? We did a local radio interview plus an interview in the local newspaper and shared every day on social media. I also did some canvassing on our local beaches when out for our walks.
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? Seeing all the pets from different counties and how loved they are .
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Write a long informative story about your pet and include all their funny quirks
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? I’m a little shy at times but I’m handling it pretty well and I can give so many hugs to people
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? Well I jump up to catch ball so high ..so maybe Superman /Super Seamie