Beefeaters® Blog

Pet Friendly Vacations

Thu, May 30, 2013,

Have you found yourself stressing over what to do with your dog when planning a vacation? Hate the idea of a kennel? Why not plan a vacation your dog can go on too! For a lot of people, pets have taken the place of children, or are considered a member of the family. So when it comes to planning a family vacation, leaving your pet behind just doesn’t sit well.

More people are planning vacations that their pets can go on, and the tourism industry is obliging. Hotels, which were once non-pet friendly, are encouraging Read More

Pop Culture Pooches: Lassie

Tue, May 28, 2013,

Lassie is arguably the most famous dog to ever grace our televisions and enter our hearts. She’s taken generations of our families on adventures, taught us lessons, made us laugh and even cry.

Based on Eric Knight’s novel from 1940, Lassie first appeared on the big screen in the 1943 classic Lassie Come Home. The main character, Lassie is a female border collie played by a dog named Pal, who starred in six other MGM feature films through to 1951.

The story of Lassie became an Emmy winning television series debuting in 1954 and winning Read More

How To Treat Your Dog’s Bug Bites

Fri, May 24, 2013,

It’s not just rainbows and butterflies when it comes to spring, it’s also the time of year when the bugs come out full force. Mosquitoes, spiders, ants, bees, and wasps are all a common threat to you and your dog’s sanity when it comes to the itchy situation they bestow upon us. While some stings or bites can have no impact on your dogs health, some can result in your dog itching for days, or even cause threatening allergic reactions. One too many bites can leave your dog vomiting, cause difficulty breathing and Read More

Pop Culture Pooches: Ace the Bat-Hound

Tue, May 21, 2013,

When it comes to superhero canine companions, Superman’s friend Krypto the Super-Dog is unquestionably the most well known. But did you know that Batman also had a dog sidekick? It’s an interesting footnote in comics (and pop culture dog) history that we think is well worth exploring.

After the success of Krypto, DC Comics decided that Batman should get his own canine sidekick. Naturally, it was decided that Ace would be modeled after the German Shepherds from the detective dogs currently seen onscreen. Anyone looking at a drawing of Ace the Bat-Hound will Read More

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