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70s Spots: Recipe Dog Food (Lassie, 1970) & Purina Dog Chow (1976)

“The balanced dinner Lassie eats.” You’ll find some major celebrity power on display in this September 1970 Recipe dog food commercial starring Lassie. Following that, a fun spot from September 1976 for Purina Dog Chow with narration by Mason Adams. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Gravy Train & Purina Dog Meal (June Lockhart, 1977)

“A big improvement in taste.” Pouring out tasty bowls of dog food today. In the first commercial, June Lockhart (Lassie, Lost In Space, Petticoat Junction) dishes out the Gravy Train. The spot aired in 1977. After that, a commercial featuring … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Purina Puppy Chow & Cat Chow (1977)

“Chow, chow, chow!” Purina pet food time with two spots from 1977. First, we have an animated Puppy Chow commercial featuring the voice of Sterling Holloway (Winnie the Pooh). Second, dancing cats and a famous jingle in a spot for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: 9-Lives & Bran Chex (1977)

“Nutritious foods cats really like.” Here’s world-renowned feline, Morris the Cat, for 9-Lives cat food. This classic 70s mascot is voiced by actor, John Irwin. After the 9-Lives spot, we have the introduction of Purina’s human food, Bran Chex. Both … Continue reading

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