American brand Canada Goose, famous for selling outerwear have recently been in the public eye in the UK (again) due to their new store opening in Regent Street.
This multimillion dollar brand is one of the labels of choice for celebrities and wannabes due to the name. However, the true cost of these coats is much more than the £900 price label, due to the unthinkable cruelty that goes into making the products.
Here are some facts why, despite many thinking these jackets are the warmest, this brand is actually the coldest.
Bear with me on this one, I know it is a controversial topic and for some people, getting a dog for Christmas worked out amazing. While that’s obviously great, other experiences are not so positive.
Everyone knows the saying ‘dogs are for life, not just for Christmas’ and big animals charities have run many campaigns sharing this message. Of course, most people intend to stand by this saying and have all the best intentions. However, a lot of people have no idea what they are getting themselves or others into.
Following their successful A dog is for life campaign last Christmas, Dogs Trust have created another memorable campaign this year. Give Socks Not Dogs has been created to raise awareness for the high number of dogs which have been given as Christmas presents, to unprepared owners. Dogs Trusts are therefore encouraging people to give socks this Christmas, rather than a dog. As part of the campaign, Dogs Trusts have completely rebranded and become Socks Trusts for the festive period!
As part of their campaign, horrifying statistics have been released which reveal 3,400 calls were made to the Dogs Trust alone in a 30 day period following Christmas. That’s 113 calls a day about unwanted, defenseless dogs.
It’s an age old saying ‘a dog is for life not just for Christmas’ but seriously, a dog is the worst Christmas present you could get. It’s not just a clever marketing campaign, the stats are enough proof, the RSPCA claim ‘three pets are abandoned every hour at Christmas’. So when you hear this saying over the Christmas period this year, remember the importance behind the words, they could just save a dogs life.