Spuds MacKenzie from the Budweisier commercials Breed: Bull terrier Intelligence, trustworthiness, a calm demeanor -- these are all qualities you may look for when adopting a dog. But how about party-heartiness? Because Spuds McKenzie has that, in addition to what passed for cool clothes and hot ladies in the late '80s. Like the Taco Bell Chihuahua but more so, Spuds was an advertising mascot whose popularity extended beyond the ads themselves.
MINIATURE BULL TERRIER Popularity Rank (2002): 132 Popularity Rank (2014): 123 Difference: +9 A unique-looking breed due to its long, rounded head, this dog is very adaptable and can function well in apartment living. You may recognize this dog as the elite advertisers Spuds MacKenzie and Bullseye (Target's mascot). However, both of those dogs are the standard Bull Terrier, not the miniature.
Bull Terrier Note Cards - The Bull Baiting Crowd wasn't satisfied with just Bull Dogs...it crossed them with different Terriers to make exceptional Bull Fighting dogs. The original Bull Terrier looked much like modern day pit bulls. Breeding after the belated fall of bull baiting led to the current Bull Terrier (available in two sizes)...represented by the beloved Spuds Mackenzie (brought to you by Budweiser) and the Target dog...I think that bullseye is painted on...don't you?