Target dog name

This post will talk about the name of the dog of the North American company Target. In this post, we will present a brief description of the Target dog, we will discover the breed of this famous dog and finally some physical and behavioral characteristics of its breed.

What is the name of the target’s dog?

The white dog with the Target logo over his left eye was called Bullseye. Bullseye is a Bull Terrier breed.

Who is Target’s dog?

Target Corporation is an American chain of large department stores. In 1999 with the advertising campaign “Sign of the Times”, Target introduced a new character to its history that became the advertising dog of the company.

 About the bull terrier breed

Bull terrier dogs are usually muscular and strong dogs with intelligent expression. It has a long snout and an oval head. The little ears are pointed upwards. The tail is short, and they tend to be horizontal.

The Bull Terrier is a dog with an amiable and fun attitude. balanced temperament and easy to be disciplined. It is a dog that needs daily physical activity for being energetic, it is an excellent company for its friendly character with people.

Health care

Bull Terrier dogs are very healthy, so they rarely get sick. However, it is always better to be safe by taking the dog to the vet regularly. The specialist will make a clinical evaluation, exams, vaccines and indicate what should be done in case of any disease.

As for reproduction, few reproductive problems are reported. Some males may have problems at the time of copulation, artificial insemination can be performed, but it should be avoided, because in the genetic improvement dogs that cannot copulate should be removed from the breeding. Females can have dystocia problems, but they are rare.

Before having a dog, it is essential to talk to a veterinarian to choose the ideal breed for your family. And as soon as you are with the animal, it is important to regularly monitor the animal’s health.

Breed care

Below we will talk about some care with the bull terrier breed as:

  • Food care
  • Bath care
  • Fur care
  • Nail care
  • Teeth care

Bull Terrier dogs are strong and muscular dogs and therefore need a balanced diet that can be done by a veterinary nutritionist, or it can use specific industrial food for the breed. Water consumption should be encouraged and on average the animal should ingest 1.5 to 2 liters of water per day.

Baths in this breed are recommended only twice a week with specific shampoos for dogs. Bathing should be done very carefully, especially to avoid getting water into the ear. The animal must always be very dry after bathing to avoid the growth of microorganisms that can lead to dermatitis.

Due to the conformation of the erect ears, the ears may be predisposed to become infected. Ear cleaning should be done with specific products for dogs every week. This way it is possible to avoid serious problems such as otitis.

The Bull Terrier coat should only be brushed once a week. Its coat does not need to be clipped. It is a breed that does not have constant hair loss. This means that there is no excess of fur around the house.

As for nail clipping, it is recommended to cut the dog’s nail once or twice a month. Cutting the nails prevents the animal from getting hurt or even hurting the tutor.

Dogs of this breed should brush their teeth every 48 hours with a dog-specific toothpaste. Constant brushing of your dog’s teeth helps prevent tartar buildup and the resulting problems.


In this blog post we were able to find out more about the famous target dog Bullseye. Also was discussed a little about the target company and the breed of Bullseye the Target mascot dog.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Target dog name

 Is the target dog a Bull Terrier? 

Yes, the Bullseye is a white Bull terrier with the Target logo on his left eye.

Is the target dog still alive?

Yes, Target’s dog has been other dogs and the last one is a female dog named Nikki who is still alive, retired and lives on the ranch.

How big is a Bull Terrier?

The size of the dogs is measured by the height of the withers, to the Bull Terrier there no height or weight limits but on average they measure 56 cm at the withers and weigh 30 kg


CBKC – Brazilian Canine Cynophilic Confederation, 2018 Official Breed Standard: Bull Terrier. Available in: Accessed 12th Jan 2022.

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