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McGruff The Crime Dog - Take A Bite Out Of Crime

McGruff the Crime Dog celebrated 25 years in 2005. Don't ask me why, but growing, up PSAs and TV commercials were a huge part of my world. Perhaps that's how I ended up in the advertising/public relations industry. In prior posts, we've talked about NBC's One To Grow On campaign, Reading is Fundamental or RIF, and the famous, "I learned it by watching you, Dad" anti-drug PSAs.
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