Those of you who are wondering how to cope with that unexpected
gift of a puppy need not worry.
While relaxing over Christmas, we were charmed by an ad in North
London’s Herald. We’ve always thought the most tedious part of owning a
puppy is the annoying potty-training you have to endure before you can
unveil your cream carpet without fear.
So to the ad for the London Dog Training School - the brainchild of two
Grey creatives, Scott Bain and Gary Dawson. Designed to look like it’s
been used as flooring for a not yet house-trained puppy, it shows a
damp, puddle-like shape over a page of the paper’s local news editorial
with the strapline, ’Who’s a clever little pup?’.
Now if the school could teach puppies to take themselves for a walk and
not pester their owners, the Diary might think again about acquiring a