Is Your Dog Ready For A Brew?
At the end of the day or on the weekend, for me, I like to sit back, relax and pop open a cold one. Maybe you do too. Funny thing is, one of my dogs loves to stare at me while I'm enjoying that delicious brew.
Well, now he may be able to join me in that end of day ritual. No, I will not be pouring some of my beer into his bowl, but there is now a brew option especially for dogs. WIVB TV reports that Busch has come up with a beer for dogs.
The WIVB article states that Busch has named it 'Dog Brew', a type of beer safe for dogs to consume. They describe the brew as an all-natural, non-alcoholic product containing only fresh ingredients. I checked out the Busch website, to find a message pops up that the 'Dog Brew' has already been sold out, but you can sign up for a wait list for when it becomes available again.
The 'Dog Brew' beer does not contain alcohol or hops. Instead the ingredients listed on the Busch website include bone-in pork butt, whole corn, celery, basil, mint, turmeric, ginger and water. And you can serve it to your dog cold or room temperature. As for my dogs, they wouldn't care what temperature it is. As soon as I'd set down the bowl, it would be gone in seconds.
A really cool thing Busch is doing with this beer, is donating one dollar of every four pack sold, to the Best Friends Animal Society. That has personal meaning to me. Best Friends is headquartered in Kanab, Utah, with other sites around the country and affiliated with many no kill shelters across the United States.
I had have the honor of visiting the Best Friends Utah location three times. Two of those times, I spend my vacation week there as a volunteer. I did everything from walking dogs to cleaning up donkey poop. I have had the opportunity to go many places in my life, but those experiences at Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah has to be the most amazing adventures in my life.
Aside from all the wonderful things they do for dogs, cats, birds, horses, pigs, donkeys and others, the Utah desert is an awesome landscape to experience. If you've been to Utah, you know what I mean. I spent time there in the summer and in the winter. There's nothing quite like the site of a layer of snow up against the red rocks.
So, I look forward to the day that my dogs and I can lift up a can of beer together. Now that would be quite the sight to see.