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Pets of Dalhousie: Meet Matilda

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on February 18, 2021 in Community Highlights

Get to know Matilda, a Yorkshire Terrier who lives with Vivian Howard, associate vice-president academic and acting director of the School of Information Management.

Matilda's best bud, Ruby, was featured yesterday in case you missed it.

(Find information on how to submit your own pet's profile at the bottom of this profile.)

Name: Matilda (after my favourite book by Roald Dahl)

Nickname: Mattie and Puppykins

Species/breed: Mostly Yorkshire Terrier, with a dash of Shihtzu.

Age: 1 1/2

Fave food: Anything we are eating, but especially bacon.

Special tricks: Bouncing on her hind legs like a kangaroo.

Best quality: Irrepressible exuberance and joie de vivre.

Social media platform or handle, if available:  Nope

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Read more about this series on Dal News. And don't forget to check out the previous pets we've featured in this space, including Camden, Juno, Bristow and Milo, Uke, Birdie, Varric, Toby, Charlie, Shuri, Ranger and Hazel, Darla, MacKenzie and Nicola, Harley, Gus, Ceilidh, Luna and Ruby.