Beefeaters® Blog

Pop Culture Pooches: Scooby-Doo

Mon, October 29, 2012,

One of the most enduring characters in family animation, Scooby-Doo continues to be popular decades after his creation. This loveable (but cowardly) Great Dane has a special place in the hearts of all who grew up watching his adventures. But what is it about this character and his TV show that has made it last while other shows have been left behind?

Premiering on September 13, 1969 Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? followed a group of teenagers (Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy) who traveled around in a van with their dog solving mysteries. Most episodes involved a formula of their Read More

Jack Russell Terrier

Thu, October 25, 2012,

Jack Russell Terriers just have a certain something, don’t they? They’re a common show-business dog and all who see them can’t help but have their hearts warmed. So what’s the story behind these loveable pooches?

The Reverend John Russell originally bred them in the early 19th century with an eye toward fox hunting. These pups were bred for stamina, courage and for their white coats. The white coat was important, as it helped to differentiate the dogs from the foxes. Another important aspect of the dog’s breeding Read More

Pop Culture Pooches: Frankenweenie

Mon, October 22, 2012,

It’s a story that we can all identify with: the fear of losing our best friend. The good news is that out of this tragic concept Tim Burton has crafted a charming, sometimes funny and completely relatable movie.

Frankenweenie first saw life as a short, live-action film in 1984. It was Burton’s homage to Frankenstein and caught the attention of many in Hollywood, leading to him directing Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure a year later. Since then Tim Burton has had a string of mega-hits, but he’s always intended to revisit that Read More

How To Safely Dress Your Dog For Halloween

Thu, October 18, 2012,

Dogs wearing costumes are extremely cute. This is a fact. With that having been said, there is a right and a wrong way to do it. After all, we don’t want our dogs to be uncomfortable or upset just for our amusement. So, with that in mind, here are a few things to take into account when it comes to dressing up your dog this Halloween.

Does your dog like it? Some dogs love wearing costumes. They prance around, big smiles on their faces, enjoying the attention. Some dogs are natural performers. Other dogs, on Read More

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