Gordie's icy reaction was received loud and clear; it came as a bit of a sting to the gifter.
"I mean it’s actually a really nice wool shirt," Alex said. "He still hates it."
To be fair, Gordie has never been a fan of canine clothes, preferring to rip them up rather than wear them. But this one was supposed to be special. Alex was defeated: "I thought about getting it tailored to him afterward, but that felt too crazy."
His dog would probably agree that he made the right call.