Name: Sylvia Gallagher
Store: Liffey Valley
- What are your interests and hobbies:
I’m a big gamer. I also love dog training.
- Have you any hidden talent or unique skill:
I’m good at art and have drawn for some Indie game companies.
- Why did you choose to work with Maxi Zoo:
I love animals, if I can help someone give their pet a better life then that’s an achievement.
- What is the most enjoyable aspect of what you do:
The people I work with, they are amazing. Everyone is so different.
- What is your greatest life or career achievement:
My greatest life achievement is my 7 children. My greatest career achievement would be recently graduating college.
- What motivates you:
Being happy. Life is short, don’t wait for things to happen. Make them happen.
- When are you at your happiest/How do you like to switch off:
I’m happiest when I’m with my family and pets. Either walking the dogs or art with the kids.
- Who has been the biggest influence on your life:
The biggest influence on my life is my son. He has autism but he never lets it hold him back, he sees the world so differently.
- What is your favourite Maxi Zoo memory:
The Maxi Zoo Christmas Party in 2019.
- Have you any pets? If so what breed and name:
I have two German Shepherds called Bear and Thor, A Collie mix called Scruffs, A Dachshund called Slinky and two Rats called Gonzo and Rizo.
- Tell us the funniest thing your pets does:
They all try to squeeze onto the armchair together.
- How does your pet make you laugh:
When Slinky goes on Bears back.
- Did you adopt your pet? Do you know his/her story:
I adopted Scruffs, he and his sister were found in a Black bag next a canal so I was glad I could give him a better life.