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Topic: Animals

GoDaddy Pulls Super Bowl Ad After Complaints About 'Puppy Mill' Humor CEO says spot 'missed the mark,' but the brand has a backup plan

On the same day it released its 2015 Super Bowl ad online, GoDaddy quickly responded to a wave of criticism from dog advocates and said it would not air the…

January 27, 2015, 6:12 PM EST

Super Bowl Ad Tracker: Everything You Need to Know About 2015's Big Game An up-to-date roster of the brands, spots and celebs to watch for

Welcome to Adweek's 2015 Super Bowl Ad Tracker, a frequently updated roster of the brands and agencies taking part in the year's biggest advertising event. Leading up to the Big Game…

December 30, 2014, 12:11 PM EST

Ad of the Day: It's Hump Day All Over Again in Geico's New Commercial Classic spot has unforeseen repercussions

Spoofing your own ads. It's what you do. The Martin Agency's work for Geico has often been hilariously self-aware. The whole "So easy, a caveman can do it" thing was advertising…

December 22, 2014, 11:34 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Stressful Week? Watch This Beautifully Serene Ad About Urban Deer Canon's quiet, mesmerizing look at nocturnal explorers

Sometimes, the most attention-grabbing thing you can put in an ad is silence. That's definitely the case with this lovely ad from Canon Europe and agency JWT London. The 90-second spot…

December 3, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Adorable Australian Ad With People Helping Ducks Goes Megaviral 88 million views in 10 days

We've become accustomed to animal rights videos that are so brutal and depressing, you feel like you've been hit by a bus. But this spot from Australia shows a little…

November 26, 2014, 9:05 AM EST

Ad of the Day: John Lewis May Have Already Won Christmas With Its Adorable Penguin Ad Story of magic and love through a child's eyes is almost perfect

There's enormous pressure on John Lewis and adam&eveDDB to deliver an incredible Christmas ad every year—Christmas, after all, being Britain's version of the Super Bowl when it comes to advertising. This…

November 6, 2014, 8:02 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Morris the Cat of 9Lives Leaps Into the Future With Wearable Tech Website gives 'cat's eye view'

Morris the Cat, whose 9Lives cat food ads from the '70s and '80s are all over YouTube, shakes off the cobwebs and joins the 21st century in the brand's new…

October 14, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Dead Mice Act Out Plays in the Strangest Pest-Control Spots Ever Barton F. Graf's darkly comic 'Dead Mouse Theatre'

You'll laugh! You'll cry! You may cringe a bit, too. Barton F. Graf 9000's first campaign for Tomcat mouse-killing bait takes an off-off-off-Broadway approach with the introduction of "Dead Mouse Theatre."…

October 7, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Big Lots Does Focus Groups With Animals Because They're People, Too Pet cajolers, enjoy

Attention, pet owners. Do you indulge in the perfectly reasonable habit of talking to your cats and dogs as if they could grasp human ideas? Of course you do. Does…

September 9, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Charter Will Help You Cook a Live Octopus, Unless You're a Big Softy Saatchi highlights moments that call for quick browsing

Who needs Shark Week? An octopus steals the show in Charter Communications' latest campaign touting its Spectrum fiber-optic network. In the most memorable of three new spots from Saatchi & Saatchi…

August 14, 2014, 12:47 PM EDT

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