Thinking to bring luck to an organization, we use mascot. It is any person, object, or animal that represents the organization to bring luck. A dog is a popular choice. Here are the mascot names with meaning and history.
This is the continuation of part 1. In this article, we will cover the following mascot dog names. The dog names of mascot are Jack the Bulldog, Jiggs, Jonathan, Mex, Nigger, Reveille, Smokey, Uga, and Zeke the Wonder Dog.
Jack the Bulldog which is another English Bulldog is the mascot of Georgetown University. The American Kernel Association registered Jack as John S. Carroll. And, Jack is the nickname. The real John Carroll was also the founder of the university. Jack is a Hebrew name which means God is gracious.
Jiggs, Chesty, and Smedley which are English Bulldogs are the mascot of the US Marine Corps in 1922. From 1930 to 1955, Jiggs and Smedley represented the task force. From 1955 and onwards, Chesty represented the task force.
Jonathan which is a Husky is the mascot of University of Connecticut. The mascot is named to honor of the first governor of Connecticut. He is Jonathan Trumbull. There is a costumed mascot and real live dog mascot. The costumed mascot is solid white Husky. Jonathan is a Hebrew dog name which means gift of God.
Mex is the original mascot of the University of Oklahoma from 1915 to 1928. Mex attends football and baseball games in a red sweater with big letter O. In 1914, Mex was adopted by Mott Keys. Mott works as a US Army Medic near the Mexico border. Later, Mott moved to Oklahoma and attended the university. Eventually, Mott landed a medic job to the football team. Then, the students quickly loved Mex as he goes along with Mott in the games.
Nigger which is a black Labrador Retriever is the mascot of The Dambusters. It is a Royal Air Force Aircraft Squadron of Scotland. During the Second World War, the squadron busts the dam in German. That is how the squadron got the name.
Reveille which is a Collie is the mascot of Texas University. The mascot is named Reveille to honor the five diamonds general. He helped the university during the Second World War. After the second Reveille, the mascot became a purebred American Collie. And, all the Reveille mascots are all females.
Smokey which is a Blue Tick Hound is the mascot of University of Tennessee. The university uses live and costumed version of the mascot. The costumed version mascot attends every single game. The costume is so good. Smokey won in many mascot championships.
Uga which is another English Bulldog is the mascot of the University of Georgia. Uga usually wears a spike collar and red jersey. The jersey is the same jersey of the sports teams. Because the breed is prone to heat stroke, Uga lays on an ice bag on games. During the games, Uga likes to play and lick children. Uga is an American dog name which means University of Georgia. The letter U stands for university, while the letter G stands for Georgia. And, the letter A is the last letter of Georgia.
Zeke the Wonder Dog which is a Labrador Retriever is the mascot of Michigan State University. During halftime on football games, Zeke wonderfully catches the Frisbee. Zeke performs the stage act from 1974 to 1984. Zeke is such a good receiver and catcher. After three years of retirement, Zeke passed away.
The English Bulldog are often the choice for the mascot in any organization. The breed may shows a side of friendly, fun, brave, mean, strong, and lovable nature. As you can see, the breed is versatile. Definitely, the dog mascot brings the significant luck to the organization.