Category Archives: dogs in advertising

Round up your mates for St Patrick’s Day

A very clever ad, dog-themed, for St Patrick’s Day.

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand

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The Warehouse – another example of dogs in advertising

My business is a member of the BizRewards program by retailer The Warehouse/Warehouse Stationery.

Today, like most weeks, a sales flyer popped up in my inbox.  To my delight, it has a dog theme:

Get excited about going back to work

Never underestimate the appeal of a dog in your advertising.

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand

Mr Quiggly outruns the greyhounds

This video is a few years old – but worth resurrecting.  Great advertising!

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, Canine Catering Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

The Pergo dog party

I guess you could say that the Great Dane in this commercial is a ‘party animal’

Another great dog-themed commercial, this time by Pergo Flooring…

 

Unlikely Best Friends

I’m always a little surprised when, after I explain that one of my services is to help owners measure and fit dogs for mobility carts, that I get answers like “I’d never do that to a dog.”

Stories like this one, an ad sponsored by the Kleenex brand, show you why some dogs can do very well in a cart – and experience quality of life while also sharing unconditional love.

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, Canine Catering Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

Using a dog to promote organ donation

The Fundación Argentina de Trasplante Hepático (FATH) has produced a very touching ad to support organ donation in Argentina.  This video, portraying an elderly man and his dog, doesn’t use a single spoken word.  Yet, it speaks volumes…

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, Canine Catering Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

Wanna go for a ride? – Ford’s great dog ad

I love when dogs are used in creative advertising.  Since so many of us take our dogs for a ride in the car (and they love it), how appropriate that Ford Motor Company has used dogs in its latest ad?

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, Canine Catering Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand