They are a very well behaved girl, who loves a pack of ham and enjoys a comfy nap – all while being the best decision her owner ever made.
Meet your Tipperary celebrity – Dallas the Tipperary Nose
Meet The 2021 Tipperary Nose Of Tralee
Breed: Jorkie (Jack Russell/Yorkshire Terrier)
Special Skill: I can stand like a meerkat on my hind legs for over a minute
Favourite Food: I can hear a packet of ham being opened from miles away but generally Royal Canin Hepatic Dog Food
Favourite Toy: A pink bone that I have had since puppyhood
Favourite Place to Sleep: Any bed that isn’t my own 🤣
Favourite Activity: Walkies
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout : The beach / woods
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? I’m a good girl 😇 No mischief here 😊
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? She was trying to buy shelves on Done Deal and went on the pet page. What can I say?! My picture was cute enough to make her come get me immediately
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever! My person says I’m the best decision she ever made. That I show her that pure good exists in the world. I don’t know about that- I just try do be the best girl I can be 🙂
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? I had a rough start to 2021. The vet diagnosed me with a portosystemic shunt in February and I had to have life saving surgery. Entering the Nose of Tralee was a really happy and pawsitive experience for me in a tough year.
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? My person got in touch with the Nationalist Newspaper and a couple of radio stations in Tipperary. They were all really happy to feature my story. Hopefully it might help other pups that face a portosystemic shunt to know that there is hope.
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? Because of my liver condition I can’t have ordinary doggy treats but I did love all the extra walkies I got so my person could take tonnes of pictures for my entry
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Do more promotion! Don’t be shy about getting your story out there
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? I’m loving all the extra rubs 😊
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? My person says I saved her so I’m pretty happy just being me 😊