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Charity Partner Announcement – Play for Strays

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We are proud to announce PlayforStrays as the official charity partner of Love Harlso!

PlayforStrays is a registered charity. Founded in September 2016 by David Foster in Northern Ireland they donate toys and other items to no-kill animal shelters worldwide! PlayforStrays also work alongside other charitable groups, including the homeless community. They provide toys, food, and other items to those in need of them for their beloved animals. During the coronavirus pandemic PlayforStrays provided a lifeline to many shelters and those who were struggling financially to provide for their animals.

When choosing our charity partner it was important that we could work closely with them. We want to see first hand how donations will be spent. We also want to volunteer to help where we can. You may remember that Harlso has supported PlayforStrays in the past. Their values echo ours. In the video below you can see a £1000 toy drop Harlso was involved in. The donation was raised though the generosity of Harlso’s fans, and topped up by a local business.

Founder of PlayforStrays David Foster said, ‘We are delighted to be chosen, officially, as the charity partner of Love Harlso. Harlso is quite the talent and we think it is wonderful that he is generously supporting charity through his own line of dog accessories!’

PlayforStrays mission is a simple one. Animal rescue charities often cannot afford to purchase toys. These are deemed as luxury over food, electricity and veterinary care. However, it is scientifically recognised that toys bring positive enrichment, mental stimulation and joy to animals within these shelters.

From April 2021, Love Harlso is committing £1 from every order to PlayforStrays! We will provide regular updates on donations. David will also share updates on how the donations are being used. Click here for their website and more information on how you can support them. They do amazing work!

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Dog harness models? Meet our global brand ambassadors!

Welcome to the Love Harlso blog! This space on our website is to bring you up to date with what we are doing behind the scenes of the brand. We are incredibly proud of our dog harness range and feel humbled by the support we have received since our launch in November!

We plan to add to this range over time and want to bring high quality products at affordable prices. From November through to December we done 30 days of giveaways and gave away £1000’s of merchandise to Harlso fans around the world to celebrate the launch of the brand. Thank you for supporting our new venture!

We love seeing the photos of dogs in our accessories! Throughout February we ran a brand ambassador search and we are pleased to announce that we have selected 5 ambassadors to represent Love Harlso. I’d encourage you to follow them on Instagram! Their accounts are AMAZING!

  1. Firstly, meet Cookie, she is a Brussels Griffon from Montreal, Canada. Her siblings, Moony and Hunter are also part of the team. They love the sun, sleeping (a lot), food and kisses!

2. Next we have Frankie a 4 year old, smooth haired miniature dachshund from Scotland. She also loves food and sunbathing (typical dachshund behaviour)! Her human loves taking photographs of Frankie running outside and we love to see her action shots! Frankie is pictured wearing the Pinata Party reversible dog harness.

3. Thirdly, meet Lola and Bear they are two long haired mini dachshunds from New Zealand! They love exploring the great outdoors and spending time with their mum who adores them. Bear is wearing our Love Harlso harness in size small!

4. Meet Ellie and Wendy! These adorable fashionistas are French Bulldogs from Italy. They are crazy for cuddles, walks on the beach and making friends! Pictured on a beautiful beach during sunset wearing our Ooh La Llama adjustable dog harness!

5. Phoebe and Howie the Shichons (Shih tzu x Bichon) are from the USA. Phoebe is 1 year old and Howie celebrated his first birthday earlier this week. Their favourite snacks are pears and snap peas! Phoebe loves to cuddle and Howie loves to play. Pictured is Phoebe wearing our Rainbows and Unicorn reversible harness!

Follow Love Harlso on Instagram and keep an eye on our posts! We may be looking for more brand ambassadors in the future!