33 Powerful Animal Ads That Reveal A Truth We’ve Been Ignoring For Too Long

No matter how sad and uncomfortable the truth behind these ads are, you can’t help but admire just how powerful and effective they are in raising awareness for animals in need.

#1. Every 60 Seconds A Species Dies Out. Each Minute Counts

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Advertising Agency: Scholz & Friends, Berlin, Germany

#2. Animals Are Not Clowns

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Advertising Agency: Partners Lisboa, Portugal

#3. If You Don’t Pick It Up They Will

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Advertising Agency: TBWAHuntLascaris, Johannesburg, South Africa

#4. Horrifying vs. More Horrifying

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Advertising Agency: DDB, Turkey

#5. Help Us Fight The Effects Of Cosmetic Testing

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Advertising Agency: Lowe Pirella Fronzoni, Milan, Italy

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Advertising Agency: Leo Burnett, Brussels, Belgium

#6. Zurich Zoo: More Space For The Big Ones

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Advertising Agency: Advico Y&R AG, Zurich, Switzerland

#7. Save The Rhino: Nothing We Do Will Ever Bring Them Back

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Advertising Agency: Stick, South Africa

#8. Stop The Abuse

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Advertising Agency: Lowe Bull, Cape Town, South Africa

#9. Last Meal: Adopting A Shelter Dog Is Getting Him Out Of Death Row

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Advertising Agency: TBWA/ Lisboa, Portugal

#10. You Are Looking At Every Animal Left In Africa

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Advertising Agency: TBWAHuntLascaris, Johannesburg , South Africa

#11. Imagine This Is Yours

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#12. WWF: Sewing Patterns

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, France

#13. Stop The Wildlife Trade

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Advertising Agency: Springer & Jacoby Werbung

#14. WWF: If You See An Animal, You’re Missing Something

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Advertising Agency: Y&R, Italia

#15. You See A Dog. He Sees A Home

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Advertising Agency: DDB, Manila, Philippines

#16. WWF: Evolution

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy, China

#17. WWF: Extinction Can’t Be Fixed

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Advertising Agency: BBDO, Spain

#18. Don’t Buy Exotic Animal Souvenirs

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Advertising Agency: LOWE GGK, Warsaw, Poland

#19. WWF: Desertification Destroys 6,000 Species Every Year

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Advertising Agency: Contrapunto BBDO, Madrid, Spain

#20. Plastic Bags Kill

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Advertising Agency: BBDO Malaysia, MALAYSIA, Kuala Lumpur / Advertising Agency: Duval Guillaume, Belgium

#21. WWF: Give A Hand To Wildlife

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Advertising Agency: Saatchi&Saatchi Simko, Geneva, Switzerland

#22. WWF: The Future Is Man Made

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Advertising Agency: Leo Burnett, Sydney, Australia

#23. WWF: What On Earth Are We Doing To Our Planet?

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Advertising Agency: UncleGrey, Copenhagen/Aarhus. Denmark

#24. WWF: What Will It Take Before We Respect The Planet?

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy, Paris, France

#25. Re-winder: It’s Not A Game Anymore

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Advertising Agency: Bulgaria

#26. Volunteer Wildfire Services: Wildfires Burn More Than Trees

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Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, South Africa

#27. When You See A Tuna, Think Panda

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Singapore

#28. LAV: The Show Mustn’t Go On. Support Animal-free Circuses

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Advertising Agency: cOOkies adv, Milan, Italy

#29. Warf: Forest Brings The Extinct Back To Life

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Advertising Agency: Thailand

#30. White Is The New Green. Simply Painting Your Roof White Reflects The Sun’s Rays, Which Helps Cool Down The Environment

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy, Johannesburg, South Africa

#31. Fashion Claims More Victims Than You Think

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#32. WWF: Bluefin Tuna. Would You Care More If I Was A Panda?

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy, France

#33. Same Pet, Different Owner. Adopt A Rescue Pet

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Advertising Agency: TBWA-Santiago Mangada Puno, Philippines

If you’re an animal lover that wants to make a change, consider donating or investing some time into helping one of these campaigns – or at the very least, share this story so other people have the opportunity to think about doing something too.