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The first mascot of the United States marines was an English Bulldog named King Bulwark. kings formal title was dropped at his enlistment in the Marine Corps on the 14th of October 1922. His enlistment papers, signed by Brigadier General Smedley Butler himself, give his new enlisted name as Jiggs.

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Sgt. Major Jiggs 1925; English bulldog & the first mascot of U.S. Marines. photo via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

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12/03/16-HOUSTON FACILITY OVER CAPACITY - ALL ANIMALS ARE SUPER URGENT - FLACO - ID#A473272 My name is FLACO I am a male, black and white American Bulldog and Pit Bull Terrier. My age is unknown. I have been at the shelter since Nov 30, 2016. This information was refreshed 25 minutes ago and may not represent all of the animals at the Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services.

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12/03/16-HOUSTON FACILITY OVER CAPACITY - ALL ANIMALS ARE SUPER URGENT - TAZ - ID#A473271 My name is TAZ I am a male, white and brown American Bulldog and Pit Bull Terrier. My age is unknown. I have been at the shelter since Nov 30, 2016. This information was refreshed 24 minutes ago and may not represent all of the animals at the Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services.

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