Dalton Park shopping Outlet
In 2021 Dalton Park held a reindeer parade at their shopping centre. An Animal Aid supporter contacted them with her concerns, as did Animal Aid. They replied saying that they were looking into additional and alternative activities for 2022 and would consider our feedback.
This year Dalton Park hosted their very first indoor Artisan Christmas Market on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November instead of their reindeer parade!
Before the event Dalton park told us they could confirm that:
“Our management team have made the decision not to include live reindeer as part of our 2022 Christmas event schedule at Dalton Park. This was following an evaluation and planning meeting, in which we discussed the issues around using live reindeer from an ethical standpoint, combined with the additional health and safety issues this caused both the reindeer and the general public. We continually work with third party welfare bodies and not-for-profit organisations to develop more ethical and sustainable practices, which requires a review of all the acti…