They are a master of hiding treats all over the house, have a taste for spiders and enjoy the life at sea!
Meet your Galway celebrity – the Galway Nose of Tralee.
Meet The 2021 Galway Nose Of Tralee
Age: 1 year 10 months
Breed: Irish Setter
Special Skill: Opening the car window and hiding treats in every corner of the house so I can eat them later on. Sometimes I even hide the treats in between clothes in the wardrobe and I know exactly where to get them when I want too.
Favourite Food: Doggy chocolate and doggy peanut butter
Favourite Toy: My toy fish. I have to have my fish by my side every night or else I won’t sleep.
Favourite Place to Sleep: The bed of course 🙈
Favourite Activity: My favourite activity is going on the sea. I love all kinds of boats – fishing trawlers, ribs, yachts and the currach.
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: The beach and jumping into the boat to go exploring some islands around Connemara
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Jumped up on the roof of my dog house and jumped out of my pen to run up the road to meet my doggy friends
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? They seen an ad in the paper and grabbed their keys and brought me home. It didn’t take me long to settle in.
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever! I ‘nose’ exactly how to put a smile on everyone’s face, even if they had a bad day.
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? I wanted to enter to gain more treats and mom wanted to show me off. We were both so proud to represent our county too.
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? Mom joined every setter page on Facebook and made posters to hang up in pet stores, veterinary clinics etc. I created an Instagram page and made all my family and friends vote for me.
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? I met a lot of new people and got a lot more treats to pose for the trillion photos mom took (all Pics looked the same to me might I add)
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Post on social media every single day and give everyone a reason to vote for your fur baby.
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? Mom warned me not to get big-headed, but I’m loving it! I’m “much hapz” to have made it to the finals.
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? I would be spider-man because I believe I have the same strength, speed and energy blasts as him. When I start my zoomies all you hoomans better get out of my way. Also, I like spiders.. well I like catching them.. same thing right?! 😂