Can a dog be a mascot?
Perhaps we’re biased, but we think that dogs make the perfect mascot: they‘re loyal, they’re enthusiastic, and they’re natural team players. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite dog mascots. From bulldogs to greyhounds, these 10 canines are always ready for an energetic pep rally—go team!
How many colleges have a bulldog as a mascot?
Over 43 universities have a Bulldog as their mascot (and don’t even ask us the ridiculous number of high schools that have chosen these wrinklebutts as their top dog too).
What is a mascot dog?
The term “mascot” originally meant a person, animal, or object thought to bring good fortune, like a talisman or lucky charm. Any dog lover can tell you that, even if they don’t believe in luck, our canine companions bring the charm.
Why is a dog a good mascot?
From the squat nobility of University of Georgia Bulldog Ug to the not-terribly intimidating Boston University Terrier to the sleek and speedy (and sort of obscure) Salukis of Southern Illinois, dogs make great mascots because they have so many admirable qualities that translate to sport (loyalty, perseverance, love of …