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Tailgate Mascots

Fido’s got football fever and the sidekicks to prove it.

Pigskin puppies, huddle close and get ready for the game plan! Gridiron season has an ongoing love affair with canine mascots, and so inspired was FIDO Friendly by Cathy Flamholtz’s Dogcrazy Newsletters that we’re showcasing a few canine sports mascots.

Check out more images here not found in print!

 

Butler Blue knows who the real big dog on campus is.
Photography courtesy Brad J. Ward, BlueFuego

Go team go, the biggest little dog is ready to cheer you on, Butler Blue beckons.
Photography courtesy Jennifer Driscoll Photography



In a league of his own, Butler Blue starts the season off on the right foot—er—bone.
Photography courtesy Brent Smith, Butler University
 


Scotty beckons “Go, Tartans, go!” as mascot for Carnegie Mellon.
Photography courtesy Carnegie Mellon University
 


Carnegie Mellon’s Scotty seems to eye up a winning touchdown for his team.
Photography courtesy Carnegie Mellon University
 

Carnegie Mellon Highland Ambassadors give Scotty a pup talk with Professor Larry Cartwright.
Photography courtesy Carnegie Mellon University
 


The ever watchful eyes of the SIU Saluki stands ready to cheer the teams to victory.
Photography courtesy Southern Illinois University Athletics Department
 

Faux fur and real fur, both costumed mascot and canine sidekick attend a SIU sporting event.
Photography courtesy Southern Illinois University Athletics Department
 


Photography courtesy Chandelle Arner, Boise State University
 


Photography courtesy Karl LeClair, Boise State University
 

Photography courtesy Chandelle Arner, Boise State University


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