The John Lewis Christmas TV ad has, for many, signalled the official start of the Christmas countdown. It’s the moment that allows people to begin to register the first tingling sensation that Santa is coming in the not too distant future.
This year the retailer has included a dog in its advert in a way that they will hope is less likely to provoke the complaints that dogged its previous incursion in to dogs at Christmas territory, complaints that eventually lead to the chain pulling the advert.
John Lewis’ 2016 Christmas TV ad strikes a different note. But remember kids, we don’t buy dogs for Christmas!
Watch Buster The Boxer in The John Lewis Christmas 2016 TV Advert
Jasmine Kleine is the the online editor at DogMagazine.net. An experienced dog owner, former veterinary nurse and professional writer, Jasmine now lives in Asia with her two beloved dogs, Mabel and Charlie.