Dog of the day

Dog of the Day – Sky

Yet another awesome dog of the day today – meet Skye, a Collie X Lurcher. Sky lives in Cork with her human Catherine, loves going on trips to the beach in Waterford and loves Sausages. Catherine and Sky have a great bond and Catherine says that Sky helps her to get out the door in the morning. Read on for more on this awesome story.

Dogs Name: Sky:
Hails from: Cork
Breed: Collie X Lurcher
Sky Date of birth: 28/02/2019

Tell us a bit more about you – the human
Im a currently unemployed ex eternal student lol. Im 35 and have always loved animals ever since i can remember. Sadly i am out sick at present from job serching due to anxiety/depression.
It was a blessing having sky come into my life. She gets me up in the morning. She is helping me get my confidence back so i can get a job.

Why did you take part in the 99k for Canines initiative?
To bond more with sky and to get fit for my wedding next year.

What have been the major benefits for you of the challenge?
Spending time with sky and getting fit. Plus fundraising for a great cause.

What do you feel have been the biggest benefits for your dog throughout the challenge
All the exercise. It makes training sky easier. Plus i am getting fitter so i can keep up with her. And ive gotten to socialise her more.

Fundraising target: €100
Distance: 107

Now the important part – The Doggy details

Tell us all about Sky
Sky is a little nervous around new dogs then turns into a bundle of energy for play time. She has a great and mischief personality. She gets very anxious around people. I love her to bits

Sky’s Favourite snack

Sky’s Favourite toy?
Orange ball

Sky’s Favourite park
The bark park doggie day care.

Sky’s Favourite walk
Waterford on the beach.

Loves to play with other dogs

What is your favourite activity that you and Sky complete together?
Fetch, fetch, fetch etc lol

What is the funniest/most random thing Sky has ever done?
Wakes herself up from farting and freaking out until she realised it was herself lol

How do you describe your relationship with Sky?
We have a close bond. Sky helps me heal and helps if i get scared during the night she will comfort me.

Top 5 moments you’ve had with Sky
Bringing sky home
Sky eating food from my hand for the first time
Sky snuggling up to me at night
Sky playing with my friends dogs
Sky playing with my fiance and his family.

What top 3 words would you use to describe Sky

Give details of one thing that your Sky has done to help change your life/improve your life for the better.
Sky wakes me up every morning and gets me out the door. She help keep my anxiey low. She minds me and i mind her.


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