Famous Commercials Featuring Golden Retrievers

Wen Duan
Written by Wen Duan

Our beloved golden retrievers have carved themselves out a place in Hollywood royalty by stealing the stage in commercials, TV shows, and movies for decades.  With faces like these, it's no wonder they make great stars.

In this post, we are taking a closer look at golden retrievers who made their fame and fortune by staring in commercials. If you'd like to see more famous goldens, check out our post on Famous Goldens from TV and Movies.

Let's jump in and look at who made the famous golden retrievers from commercials list!...

Duke - Bush's Beans Dog


Duke has been digging for Jay's secret family bush bean recipe commercial since 1996. Duke was known for making snarky comments to his owner Jay in the commercials always trying to get Jay to spill the beans.


There were a bunch of Bushes Bean commercials featuring the two in comically cute situations. Sadly, the original dog actor who played "Duke" is name Sam and has passed in 2018.

The Barkley's Adorable Dogs Commercial - Subaru


The dogs in the commercial are known as the Barkleys. Yes, the Barkleys (how cute!). The family of golden retrievers and labs are running errands in Subaru.


Apparently a lot of Subaru owners have pets, so this was Subaru's way of showing their buyers some doggy love.


The golden retriever in this commercial is named Auggie. When not acting, Auggie lives on a farm with 10 siblings.  

Maddie - Chevy Commercial


An ad from the 2014 Superbowl, this viral ad was made for $7,000. In the commercial they used 3 dogs and a litter of puppies.  


Stanley (young pup), Maddie (main dog) and Lily (old dog) were the stars. The video went viral and has hit an emotional chord with dog lovers everywhere. 

Baby & Golden Retriever - Amazon Japan Commercial


A viral video in Japan this Amazon commercial was also aired in the US. A popular commercial from 2017, Amazon's commercial is a cute take on bringing a new baby into a family. 

Teach a Dog New Tricks - Google


A fun ad for dog training, this google commercial has a golden retriever hiding in the corner after destroying an owner's belongings. The original video is of a dog named Cooper posted by their owner on YouTube. 

Scout - Weather Guard


The golden in the 2019 Superbowl ad is WeatherTech CEO David MacNeil's 6 year old golden retriever named Scout. Scout is a loved team of WeatherGuard and even has his own instagram page

Midas TV Ads - Midas


Everything is Golden the Midas TV Ad and it's not complete without a golden retriever! Click on the image to see the ad:

Northop Realty


A touching commercial that follows the emotional journey of a family and with their dog. This commercial defines the idea of the home. 

Am I missing any commercials or other amazing famous golden retrievers? Comment below and let me know! 

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Wen Duan

Wen Duan

Wen is a proud dog mom and a frequent contributor to our GoldenRetrieverLove.com blog.

    • Avatar AnnieTheGolden says:

      Thanks Melanie! That’s a great addition to the list and a couple great looking goldens!

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