Beefeaters® Blog


Wed, December 26, 2012,

For many people, Maltese dogs are what they think of when they imagine a Show Dog. With their long, white fur and miniature proportions, they certainly have the look. The reality is, though, that this breed has a long history, and writers of many different ages have admired these dogs.

Not surprisingly, the breed is thought to have originated in the Central Mediterranean area, specifically Malta. It has been known by other names, such as the “Roman Ladies’ Dog” or the “Maltese Lion Dog”. The best guess anyone has as to how Read More

Pop Culture Pooches: Max, The Grinch’s Dog

Sun, December 23, 2012,

There are a select few holiday specials that have stood the test of time, and remain a tradition for each new generation. One such special is the 1966 adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Directed by animation legend Chuck Jones, this half hour special has delighted for decades with its funny, charming and heartwarming story. And even though the main character is a Grinch, he needs a canine companion just like anyone else.

Max is the Grinch’s pet. He is loveable, loyal and wants to do what’s Read More

How to Include Your Dog in the Holidays

Thu, December 20, 2012,

With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s not uncommon for a dog to feel left out. After all, everyone is paying attention to the presents, or the tree or some new people showing up! It’s important to make sure that your dog feels included, so we have a few suggestions for ways to help your dog enjoy this special time of year.

Include them in our Christmas card/newsletter: okay, maybe your dog won’t know this is happening, but including the family pet in your annual greeting to Read More

Gift Suggestions For Your Dog

Mon, December 17, 2012,

The holidays aren’t just for humans; your pets would enjoy a nice gift as well. You can even wrap it and place it under the tree! Since gift giving can be difficult, we wanted to offer some suggestions. Just to be helpful.

A collapsible dog water bowl: this is a must-have for dogs who like to go on long walks, especially in hot weather. This portable bowl will allow you to grab some water from a nearby fountain, hose or water bottle and pour it into something that they’re used to comfortable drinking from. Read More
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