Guide Dogs’ new DRTV ad reveals inspirational ambitions of a tattoo artist following sight loss

Guide Dogs’ new DRTV ad reveals inspirational ambitions of a tattoo artist following sight loss

 The charity Guide Dogs is launching its latest DRTV advert to raise funds for its ‘Sponsor a Puppy’ campaign. Created by Proximity London, the activity aims to recruit new donors and increase the average gift by demonstrating the dramatic impact that a guide dog can have on someone’s life. Every single day 250 people […]

Spicefire Creates Direct-To-Consumer Brand Happy Go Healthy

Spicefire Creates Direct-To-Consumer Brand Happy Go Healthy

Brand innovation agency Spicefire unveils a brand for the new direct-to-consumer dog health supplement Happy Go Healthy, which helps pets live better, more active lives, now and for years to come. The new supplement, produced by a team of animal nutrition veterans, is an all-in-one solution to support joint, bone, skin and gut health for […]

Cashing in on the cute factor; is a ‘Puggerfly’ a step too far?

Cashing in on the cute factor; is a ‘Puggerfly’ a step too far?

 Brands and marketing execs are coming under fire for using animals in advertising, particularly fashionable flat-faced dogs like Pugs, Frenchies and English Bulldogs. Heinz, Costa, Comic Relief, HSBC and most recently Three UK with their Snapchat ‘Puggerfly’ have attracted criticism for using these breeds in their ad campaigns. Many claim they’re adding to the […]

K9 Friends – Talent For Hire: How an animal shelter became a talent agency

[KGVID width=”600″ height=”338″]http://marcommnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/TALENT-FOR-HIRE-1080p_0.mp4[/KGVID] Research from the Oxford Humane Society tells us that less than 2 in 10 dogs are adopted from an animal shelter. All over the world, people tend to use breeders or pet stores instead of adopting from animal shelters. This behaviour is compounded by the preconception that shelter dogs are ‘damaged goods’. […]