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Topic: Animals

PETA Wonders How You'd Feel If Your Hair Was Ripped Out Like an Angora Rabbit's

Is the comparison even useful?

Plucking Angora rabbits to use their fur in clothing is like waxing the hair off unwilling humans, says PETA's latest human-shaming ad. Characteristic of the animal advocacy group's PSAs, it's designed…

Overgrown Beards Are Like Wild Animals Clinging to Your Face, Schick Ads Say

Y&R campaign urges men to 'free your skin'

Y&R New Zealand turns manly beards into cute animals for Schick's "Free Your Skin" campaign, which takes a bold anti-beard stance in this golden age of hirsute ruggedness.  Of course, sneering…

Adidas Creates a Bloody Mess With World Cup Ads Featuring Gory Cow Hearts

Animal advocates disgusted by global campaign

Animal rights activists are upset about, well, everything, but they're especially mad about an Adidas World Cup campaign in which soccer players are holding bloody cow hearts. The tagline for the…

Who's Your Daddy? Definitely Not Scooter the Neutered Cat

A hip spokescat for pet population control

When it comes to PSAs about controlling the pet population, most of us have come to expect well-intentioned lectures from the likes of Bob Barker.  Enter Scooter, the neutered cat, ironic…

Rodent Control Company d-CON Puts Missing Posters for Mice Around NYC

See the painfully funny videos, too

Rats and mice are not endangered species in New York City. (There are thought to be at least as many rats as people in the Big Apple, and there could…

Russian Subaru Ad Expertly Veers From Shocking and Sad to Hilarious

Reversal of fortune on a quiet road at night

If you've been paying attention to Subaru's ads lately, you know that dogs love driving the brand's cars. But you probably don't know how far they'll go to do so. This…

JetBlue's Pigeon Reflects on Human Foibles in Web Series From Funny or Die

City birds, they're just like us

Humans generally consider themselves to be better than pigeons in all ways, significant or not. But are we, really? JetBlue's "Air on the Side of Humanity" campaign from Mullen, which launched…

Honeybees Get Fed Up With Humans and Launch 'Greenbees' Protest Movement

Ad features Greenpeace's tiniest chapter ever

Imagine if bees could stop humans from killing them by hijacking pesticide sprinklers, putting up banners and picketing grocery stores. That would be the bee's knees. Greenpeace has conjured up just…

National Zoo and DDB Help an Endangered Tiger by Releasing an Endangered Song

400 vinyl copies will quickly degrade

DDB is hoping the Sumatran tiger doesn't go the way of the vinyl record—particularly the quickly degradable one. For Earth Day, DDB New York and the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park and…

Just Watching This Pedigree Ad With Adorable Dogs Helps Ones Who Aren't as Lucky

YouTube ad revenue goes to charity

The Internet really is a boon for pet-food marketers clever enough to capitalize on animal-obsessed Web culture without seeming too mercenary. Pedigree New Zealand gets extra brownie points for this video…

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