Beefeaters® Blog

Best Dog Breeds For Children

Tue, April 23, 2013,

Do your children ask for a dog every chance they get? Are you finally ready to make their dreams come true, but aren’t sure where to start? Finding a dog that will fit with your family can be difficult, so we have put together a list of breeds that are known to be great with children.

Bulldogs They are built to be able to handle your kids enthusiasm and energy and will put up with a lot. Additionally they are well adapted to both small apartments and large homes. Bulldogs are known for developing strong Read More

How to Socialize Your Dog

Thu, January 03, 2013,

For those who don’t know, socializing your dog means training it to accept new people, animals and places. It’s an important step in any puppy’s development, as it can help prevent behavioral problems down the line. After all, nobody wants their dog barking and growling at any new face that appears at their door. With that said, what are the important steps in socializing your dog?

At the risk of oversimplifying, the short version is that exposing your dog to a variety of different people, animals and places at a very Read More

How Do I Stop My Dog From Being Scared of Fireworks?

Wed, July 04, 2012,

I’m sure that many of us are planning to enjoy some fireworks tonight, since fireworks are generally considered an essential part of any good 4th of July celebration. But those of us with dogs might want to take a second to think about how this all appears from their perspective. After all, the loud noises and lights can be quite frightening for someone who doesn’t understand what’s going on. So should we be worried about our dogs? Should we avoid fireworks if we have dogs? What can be done to help a dog Read More

Litter Box Training Your Dog

Wed, April 25, 2012,

Litter box training is ideal for owners of small or elderly dogs living in an apartment. Elderly dogs, especially those with arthritis, often find it difficult and painful to travel up and down stairs. Litter box training also benefits you both by allowing your dog to relieve himself while you’re not home without leaving a mess. By providing your dog this type of washroom area you can avoid having to travel downstairs and waking up for those 4am bathroom breaks!

Although it’s best to train your dog during the puppy stage, adult dogs Read More

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