Beefeaters® Blog

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

Ways to Keep Your Dogs Cool this Summer

Mon, May 13, 2013,

Now that we’re well into May, the weather is really starting to heat up. While we may be hot, imagine how your dog feels, covered in fur! We all want to make sure that our pups are comfortable and happy, so we’ve compiled a list of some great ways to help you keep your dog cool this summer.

Lots of water: of course this should go without saying, but make sure that your dog always has access to fresh, cool water at all times. This means changing their water dish regularly, or if Read More

Service Dog Etiquette

Mon, May 06, 2013,

Service dogs are amazing animals. It’s hard not to be in awe of them as you see them helping their masters, either by guiding them down the street or performing household tasks. Still, though, in all of our excitement for these amazing animals it’s important to maintain a proper respect for the dogs, their masters and the job they are performing. With that in mind, here are a few tips for proper service dog etiquette.

First of all, do not distract the dog. These dogs are highly focused animals with an important job Read More

Camping With Your Dog

Thu, April 25, 2013,

Summer is just around the corner and that means camping season is almost here! Dogs love many sights, sounds and smells outdoors, but before you trek into the wilderness with your dog there are some things to consider first.

- Before planning the trip make sure your camping destination allows pets as pets are prohibited in many state and national parks.

- Current shots and vaccinations should be up to date, especially rabies. Camping can also mean increased exposure to fleas, and ticks, as they are more prevalent in the woods. It’s a Read More

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