"Duke," A Dog From The Bush's Baked Beans Commercials, Has Died

Commercials for Bush’s Baked Beans will never be the same. Tuesday, the company took to Facebook to address the passing of Sam the dog, who played mascot “Duke” in commercials.

“While Sam has not worked with us in years, we are saddened by the news of his passing and are grateful to have had him depict Duke,” the company said in a statement. “We continue to be overwhelmed by fan interest and their love of Duke. The relationship between Jay and his beloved dog.”

We continue to be overwhelmed by fan interest and their love of Duke. The relationship between Jay and his beloved dog...

Posted by Bush's Beans on Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Sam the dog lived in Apopka with his owner, Susan, who trains animals for commercials. Sadly, she had to euthanize Sam, as he was suffering from aggressive cancer.

Bush’s Baked Beans has used multiple dogs to portray Duke over the years after the real-life Duke had difficulty dealing with the spotlight.

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

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