Boomer's Barkers: Spuds MacKenzie
This fictional Bull Terrier ranks as number five on BOOMER's Top 5 most iconic dogs.
5. Spuds MacKenzie
Who Is He? This fictional party dog starred in an advertising campaign for Bud Light beer in the 1980s. Anheuser-Bush Marketing Executive Mara “Mitch” Myers created the Bull Terrier character and marketing campaign.
Played By: A female canine named Honey Tree Evil Eye
Fun Fact: Spuds MacKenzie inspired a merchandise line centered on him. People could buy figurines and stuffed animals of the party pup as well as T-shirts with the canine on it. The likeable, cool dog became the center of some controversy. The marketing campaign ultimately ended in 1989.