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Butler Blue

Butler University has a long tradition of live mascots, and that tradition continues today. Butler Blue III aka "Trip" is the current Official Live Mascot of Butler University. Trip was born on December 23, 2011. His favorite activities include, attending basketball games at Hinkle Fieldhouse, hanging out with his two human brothers, and bathtime. 


Who We Are

The history and facts of the Live Mascot Program at Butler University. 

Follow Trip

Twitter: ButlerBlue3

Instagram: ButlerBlue3

Facebook: Butler Blue 3

Snapchat: ButlerBlue3

Contact and Appearances

Let's get in touch. 

Sponsors and Donations

We can't do this alone.

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Big Dawgs Tour

While a homebody at heart this Dawg loves to travel.

Follow along all of Trip's Travels on Twitter, Facebook, and  Instagram.

Check out our 2017- 2018 Big Dawgs Tour Recap


Between the Bookstore in Atherton Union, The Spirit Shop in Hinkle Fieldhouse,, and, there is no shortage of opportunities to grab some Bulldog or Butler University gear. 

Don't see what you are looking for or have an idea for some Butler Blue Merch? Let us know!

Good Boy, Blue!

Penned by Michael “Pops” Kaltenmark, illustrated by Jingo de la Rosa, and published by Mascot BooksGood Boy, Blue! is an adorable book about Butler Blue, the University’s live bulldog mascot, and his quest to become a good boy during his first day on the job.


Learn more here