Did Volkswagen's New Star Wars Super Bowl Ad Ripoff This Adorable Dog?

A pair of animators in Portland made their Italian Greyhound "Bones Mello" famous when they dressed him up as an AT-AT last October. So when we saw the Volkswagen Star Wars barking dog Super Bowl commercial preview last night we assumed the pup dressed up as an AT-AT was him. The animators, however, say it's not. Now… » 1/19/12 12:30pm 1/19/12 12:30pm

Watch 12 Cute Dogs Bark The Star Wars Imperial March In VW's Super Bowl Ad Teaser

Last year Volkswagen won The Super Bowl commercial battle with their little kid dressed like Darth Vader ad. This year they're returning to the Star Wars theme as teased in this super cute commercial with a pup who appears to be Bones Mello the AT-AT Dog we first showed you in October. » 1/18/12 8:59pm 1/18/12 8:59pm