They love a packet of Tayto, enjoy a nap on the chair, hanging out with their girlfriends and a chinese chicken ball!
Meet your Waterford celebrity – Hero the Waterford Nose.
Meet The 2021 Waterford Nose Of Tralee
Breed: Shiba Inu
Special Skill: My unique scream when I’m excited, or not the centre of attention.
Favourite Food: Tayto cheese & onion crisps
Favourite Toy: Ross the blue Brachiosaurus
Favourite Place to Sleep: On the armrest of the couch or wherever there’s a sunbeam.
Favourite Activity: Tug of War with my dad or crushing plastic bottles until they’re flat.
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: Dog daycare with all my girlfriends or zooming on my favourite beach
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Pulled an entire chicken ball off a fork from mams Chinese
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? They fell in love with my breed at Crufts and after a lot of research they realised I was a perfect fit for their family.
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever! My personality makes any space I’m in the best best place to be!
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? My pawrents wanted everybody to see what a good boy I am and I come from a family of show dogs so I was made to show off!
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? Got a bath, put the sash on, strutted around the city and county, got posters made and got promo photos of myself beside well known Waterford spots for Facebook and Instagram
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? ALL THE TREATS for striking poses!
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Be patient with your humans, be polite to new faces, practice your blue steel and have fun!
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? I wear sunglasses when I go for walkies but my curly tail gives me away. I expect the finest quality treats for a photo now.
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? Well, I am a Hero already!