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January 2009
The Horse and Hound Boutique:  Meatballs
The Horse and Hound Boutique Ambient Ad -  Meatballs

Description

Ambient advertisement created by Ruth, Sweden for The Horse and Hound Boutique, within the category: House, Garden.

Caption

How do you reach dog owners? Through their dogs. How do you reach dogs? Through their nose. Dog-sized outdoor boards was produced. Each one was prepared with meatballs and then placed next to the boutique.

Advertising Agency: Ruth Advertising, Stockholm, Sweden
Art Directors / Copywriters: Anders Granberg, Jenny Berg
Account executive: Hanna Jönsson
Managing Director: Johanna Jernbäck
Photographers: Erika Lidén, Linda Åkerman
Typographer: Anders Nilsson
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Emran Hayat's picture

hahahah... gr8 idea. hope thy've attracted the audience

Emran Hayat
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Art Director at IAL Saatchi & Saatchi |

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morse's picture

It's a great idea, but similar to this: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/pedigree_floor_sticker

morse
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Dev Kumar's picture

Although there are many ways to attract dogs, this one's among the more interesting ways...

Dev Kumar
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Copywriter at Mumbai
Sehba's picture

the idea is the same but the execution different...direct n indirect..but then *twinkle* it works!

Sehba
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Graphic Designer
Guest's picture

yeah but who's responsible for replacing the meatball once it spoils or is consumed by birds?
also, would be nice to have the actual copy translated from the Swedish.

Guest
Guest's picture

I hope they replace the meatballs. It going to be nice and fresh after a few days.

Guest
just write's picture

good one... idea is very good

just write
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Copywriter at Banyantree communications
Guest's picture

lol, I like the last photo. The one with the black dog. He looks like he's drooling.

Guest
Ohkamp's picture

Interesting but I think the way Pedigree executed this idea was much better. They made dog bowls stickers and posters that smelled like dog food so the dog was actually approaching something that made a bit more sense than a photo of a wagging tail.

Ohkamp
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Creative Director at Lowe Roche, Toronto
kergu's picture

fff/&%ing clever...

kergu
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Nash Albacea's picture

Such a brilliant idea of targeting the right audience! Kudos!

Nash Albacea
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University of the Philippines Manila
DJVassallo's picture

sooo clever to attract the right audience... if it would be that easy with humans....

DJVassallo
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Creative Director at Mozo Design for Marketing |

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