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Jun 06, 2019

Pumba a Chowchow from Kerry is the nation’s favourite puppy

The country’s largest specialist pet retailer has revealed Ireland’s Puppy of the Year. Petmania announced the winning puppy at their Grand Final event in Limerick City on Saturday. 

After two months of public voting and over 66,000 votes, the 12 puppy finalists who hail from all over Ireland gathered for the Grand Final. 

Pumba will now feature in national campaigns and become the face of Petmania for 2019/2020. They also received prizes worth over €1500 including food from Beta, grooming at Petmania’s Grooming Studios and a luxury minibreak from Ireland's Blue Book Hotels.

Emily Miller, Petmania’s Marketing Manager, says “We are delighted to crown Pumba as this year’s Puppy of the Year, a deserving winner oozing with cuteness. This is our fifth year running the Puppy of the Year competition, entries and votes are growing hugely year on year. A massive thank you to everyone who got involved.”

Petmania continue to encourage people who are considering bringing a new four-legged friend into their life to think adoption or fostering. The specialist pet retailer has a number of adoption centre partners across the country and they also provide free Puppy Parent Classes to new puppy owners. 

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