Definitions

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  • n. A canine mascot.

Etymologies

By analogy to spokeswoman, spokesperson, etc. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was commissioned as a driving safety awareness campaign by Metropolitan Life Insurance in 1936, long before the company had Snoopy as their spokesdog.

    Think About Your Safety in the Morn-ning : Scrubbles.net

  • If I was a competitor, I think all I'd care about would be knowing whether my dog was going to come up a winner and walk away with the dog chow "spokesdog" contract, the guest spot on the "Today" show and stud fees in perpetuity.

    Checking In at the Doggie Hotel

  • Seeing her portrait with the likes of President Barack Obama, Judge Judy, Elizabeth Dole, Paul Harvey, Todd Oldham, Amy Sedaris, etc., one will recognize her as the perfect “spokesdog.”

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • In spite of everything, “Baby” is now a happy, perky, unofficial spokesdog for the HSUS.

    Power, Peace, and Puppies: Common Sense and Nonviolence

  • And the infamous convention joke about hockey moms and a certain maligned dog breed has led to Pit Bulls Against Palin, a t-shirt campaign featuring Vivian, a four-year-old rescued spokesdog.

    Michael Markarian: Paw-litical Pets

  • University administrator Sharon Feldman dreamed up dogs4dems, a Web site where sally the spokesdog complains about the Bush-Cheney administration lasting 56 dog years.

    CNN Transcript Aug 22, 2007

  • They also can meet Honey, a sweet, gentle retired racing "spokesdog."

    News

  • K9Grass is endorsed by the world's tallest puppy, Brewster, a harlequin Great Dane, who succeeded his father, Gibson, the world's tallest dog who died last year of canine cancer, as K9Grass's spokesdog.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows

  • Pets. com says it will shut down its Web site, silencing its popular spokesdog sock puppet.

    The Seattle Times

  • Founded in 1998, Pets. com was hailed as the "leading online pet store" and was best known for its wildly popular sock puppet spokesdog and funny Super Bowl commercial.

    MaRS Blog - Innovation and Commercialization in Canada

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