Duke the Bush’s Baked Beans talking dog has passed away…

We’ve all seen the ads on TV and social media with the photogenic Golden Retriever named Duke.

How did he become a fixture on our televisions? At a meeting to discuss commercial ideas back in 1996, Bush’s baked beans had the idea to feature Jay Bush telling the secret to the family’s recipe to his dog. In the ad, Bush whispered in the dog’s ear and the famous Bush’s Baked Beans commercials became almost as famous as the products they were selling.

The real Duke Bush was camera shy, so a look-alike professional dog actor was brought in to play the role. His name was Sam…

Most know him as "Duke" the Bush's Baked Beans dog. His name is actually Sam. He lived in Apopka with our friend Susan...

Posted by David Odom on Thursday, June 28, 2018