Copeland’s pig/dog/goat thing

18 Apr

The question I get asked most often about Copeland is not who our clients are, or what we look for in an employee.

It’s: What’s with the sheep on the bike in your website? Or is it a pig?

The critter is actually Tom Hammarberg’s updating of the old Copeland dog, cross-bred with several farm animals.

He’s…it’s…riding a bike (downhill) because we think working with an agency should be an easy, exhilarating experience.

Tom recently gave the pig/dog/goat another reason to be riding like mad on his bike. As you can see here.

Nice when the cherry blossoms are back in bloom. Even when you are being hounded by zombies.

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13 Responses to “Copeland’s pig/dog/goat thing”

  1. barry hill, copywriter April 18, 2011 at 8:48 am #

    Calgary, Schmalgary (re: snow / e-mail) — it was snowing all over So. Ont. yesterday! Help! (Why did I leave Hong Kong again?)
    P.S., thanks for clearing up the critter mystery.

  2. barry hill, copywriter April 18, 2011 at 8:54 am #

    PS – and I know it was all over because I had to drive 3 hours in a blizzard from bloomin’ grandma’s house 😛

  3. dougbrowncreative April 18, 2011 at 9:48 am #

    Erm…glad to help Bazz!

  4. WSN Inc. April 18, 2011 at 11:03 am #

    Isn’t that a zombie goat? or a zombie dog?
    Must me a zombie dog as he rides away from the fire hydrant.

  5. dougbrowncreative April 18, 2011 at 11:37 am #

    Technically it will be neither until the zombie catches it and eat parts of it, which you’ll note Tom has made very unlikely. In that case it would be a Zombie pig/dog/goat. Well, that’s just more technical stuff Mike.

  6. Amy April 18, 2011 at 6:13 pm #

    Pedal faster doggie!
    (I still submit that it is a dog due to the lack of cloven hooves. Maybe it’s a sheepdog?)

  7. dougbrowncreative April 18, 2011 at 7:48 pm #

    Amy only Tom knows for sure and he isn’t telling. It looks most like one of Lola’s stuffies. Don’t know when Tom stole it though.

  8. Petra Franke April 27, 2011 at 2:01 pm #

    you’re too funny….my opinion..your pig/dog/goat…looks like a bear.

  9. dougbrowncreative April 27, 2011 at 2:06 pm #

    Well that’s intentional Petra, because when you put a pig, a dog and a goat in a blender, you end up with a bear, everyone knows that.

  10. Kim Perkins April 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm #

    Perhaps the pig/dog/goat/bear should ride toward the blue bridge then quickly dart onto the vehicle section. Considering the zombie’s slow reaction time, he’s likely to fall into the harbour now that the pedestrian bridge has been raised.

  11. dougbrowncreative May 1, 2011 at 6:00 am #

    Excellent point. Do we want to clog the Inner Harbour with zombie corpses however? This is the real question.

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