The Great American Dog was a float who was made in the 1983 Macy's Parade.

History with the Macy's Parade

The first Great American Dog debuted back in 1983, it featured Sparky, a golden retriever with a shoe next to it, it got retired in 1985, but another one was made in 1986 but as The Great American Small Dog, this one was retired after 1988.

The Puppy Play float debuted in 1990, it featured Sparky and Toby playing with a red ball that can move back and forward, The float didn't last very long as the float continued to appear until 1992 when the float was retired, The Great American Small Dog did return for the 1996 and 1997 parades but was renamed to Toby the Parade Dog, The float was shortly retired afterwards.

Guest Stars

Below, you will find a list of every performer/celebrity that has performed/appeared on the float.

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Gallery: The Great American Dog

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