The first dog vending machine has arrived in New Zealand, dispensing doggie treats and balls to fetch. But the vending machine-in-marketing category is not a new one. Heck, even vending machines for dogs aren’t new. We take a look at some more illustrious examples of zany vending-machine marketing stunts.
There’s been no shortage of quality animal-related advertising in recent months, with O2’s Be More Dog, Volvo’s extreme hamster and, locally, DraftFCB’s award-hogging Driving Dogs standing out. Now VW and Adam&Eve DDB have added to the canine oeuvre, with a cast of 36 showing that ‘there’s a Volkswagen for all of us’.