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Pets of Dalhousie: Meet Tess

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on March 29, 2021 in Community Highlights

Tess is a rugby lab who lives with Rochelle Owen, executive director of the Office of Sustainability.

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

Name: She has many including Tess or Tessy.

Nickname: Dyson (as she "hoovers" everything) and she chews — she has her own personal brand and logo for product testing: "Tess Tough".

Species/breed: rugby lab

Age: 5 1/2

Fave food: Is there one? Too many to list.

Special tricks: Carrying a ball and a stick or multiple sticks.

Best quality: Unbridled enthusiasm.

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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 this month, including Hamish, Maple, Paulomer, Declan, Hermes and Loki, Billie Jean, Clover, Hamilton, pets of ORS, Toby, Leo, Hattie, Bella and Blue, Mai, Piper and Griffin, Lucy, Miss Spooky Bones & friends, Amy, as well as those from previous months:

The month in pets: January

The month in pets: February