Meet your Clare celebrity – the 2022 Clare Nose of Tralee, Casper.
Breed: Golden Retriever
Special Skill: Hearing the toaster pop no matter how far away
Favourite Food: Buttered toast
Favourite Toy: Tennis ball
Favourite Place to Sleep: In the car
Favourite Activity: Swimming and ball catching
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: Lough Bunny in Co Clare (although no bunnies are present)
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Tried to help myself to someone’s breakfast roll while on Irish Guide dog collection duty – oops!
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? I was a rescue dog and my owners adopted me at 8 months old
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever! I am a very friendly lovable dog. I love to meet new people and go to new places. I’m an ambassador dog for the Irish Guide Dogs and have spent many weekends helping to raise funds for my Guide Dog friends.
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? I wanted to experience all the fun that comes with being part of this competition. I loved meeting new people and telling them all about how good I am 🙂
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? I had to practice my camera pose which meant getting lots of treats! I also travelled around Clare telling everyone that I was representing the Banner County! I had a photoshoot at my local vets which involved even more treats!
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? Feeling all the love and good wishes from family and friends around Co Clare and further afield!
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Just be yourself and enjoy all the fun that comes with it
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? I’m loving all the attention and still wearing my sash!
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? The Flash so I could catch my ball even faster than I do already
Where Can Your Fans Follow You Online? @Casper_golden_retriever22 on Instagram