September 6, 2011
We’re dog people – always have been. And our constant canine companion is Bullseye, our white bull terrier. You’ve probably seen Bullseye strutting down red carpets, in Target commercials and at events worldwide.
It takes a lot of poise to be Target’s mascot, but Bullseye handles the job like a pro! Last week, Bullseye took a bone down to Infineon Raceway in Sonoma for the Indy Grand Prix and cheered on Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon. As Franchitti and Dixon raced to fourth and fifth place, respectively, we got the chance to chat with Bullseye’s trainer.
Bullseye’s Five Favorite Things
2. Licking people’s hands and faces
3. Getting scratched
5. Running in circles and barking
Bullseye has rubbed elbows with lots of famous friends on red carpets. Who are a few of Bullseye’s celebrity friends?
Bullseye has taken pictures with dozens of superstars! A few favorite photos are of Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg at the night before the Oscars and one of Dustin Hoffman with his head in the air barking along with Bullseye.
Bullseye was one of the first animals ever immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds in New York. What does Bullseye think of this honor?
Bullseye was there for the unveiling of the wax figure and took pictures next to it. Even Lassie was there to offer congratulations!
Bullseye is a bit of a jetsetter. What is the farthest place Bullseye has traveled?
Puerto Rico for the Latin Billboard Awards may be the furthest, with Alaska for the Iditarod and Hawaii next.
What are Bullseye’s favorite toys?
Bullseye likes tearing up any soft toys (all from Target, of course)!
What makes Bullseye the happiest?
Being scratched behind the ear.
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