We know that you, our readers, love animals (especially pandas), but so do these advertisers – these companies and organizations have mastered the use of animals in their ads as a way to get people’s attention.

To be fair, it’s fairly difficult to think of an advertisement for a pet product or service that wouldn’t involve an animal. But not all of these companies or organizations work with such services or products – some of them simply understand that humans share a special and emotional bond with animal life that helps make their advertisements more emotional and memorable. [Read more...]

After checking out this list, be sure to share any other excellent animal ads you’ve seen with us at the bottom of this post!

Science Diet Dog Food: For healthy digestion

Advertising agency: JWT, Sydney, Australia

Nutri Balance: Bad food, bad dog

Advertising Agency: Prolam Y&R Santiago, Santiago, Chile

Lifebuoy Hand Wash: You eat what you touch

Advertising agency: Lowe Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia

Pedigree Dentastix Fresh: Fresher breath than yours

Advertising Agency: BBDO, Düsseldorf, Germany

Olympus Binoculars: Optical Zoom

Advertising Agency: JWT Sydney, Australia

Timotei Styling Mousse: Lion

Advertising agency: JWT, Paris, France

RSPCA: Show us some love. We’ll return the favour

Advertising Agency: GPY&R, Brisbane, Australia

The Sunday Times’ Rich List 2014

Advertising Agency: Grey, London, UK

Protex Soap: Invisible antibacterial barrier

Advertising agency: Y&R, Bogota, Colombia

McDonald’s: The Real Milkshake

Advertising Agency: DDB Helsinki, Finland

TOP Magazine: In his next life, even Bill Gates could come back as a llama

Advertising Agency: ALMAPBBDO, Brazil

Purina Dog Food: Dog helicopter

Advertising Agency: Publicis, Montreal, Canada

Hyundai Israel: 0 to 100 km/h in 8.4 sec

Advertising Agency: Shalmor Avnon Amichay / Y&R, Tel Aviv, Israel

Pedigree: Dog training

Advertising Agency: TBWA/Frederick, Chile

Schick Razors: Free your skin

Advertising Agency: Y&R Auckland, New Zealand

Google: Did you mean “battleship?”

Advertising Agency: Grey, Istanbul, Turkey

National Geographic Collection: There are lots of terrible animal pictures out there

Advertising Agency: Heads, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Whiskas: Feeding your cat’s instincts

Advertising agency: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, UK

Nutrivet: They don’t like it any more than you do.

Advertising Agency: Publicis, Bucharest, Romania

Witte Molen: Turns Birdie into man’s best friend

Advertising Agency: DDB&Co, Turkey

Eukanuba: Everybody wants to be a dog

Advertising Agency: Leo Burnett, Romania

Cepêra Extra Strong Pepper Sauce: Makes your barbecue deliciously hot

Advertising agency: Y&R, São Paulo, Brazil

Braun: Precision Trimmer

Advertising Agency: Staudinger + Franke

People who abuse animals deserve a tough judge

Advertising Agency: Ruf Lanz, Zurich, Switzerland