spring-pastures

Introducing horses to spring pastures

October 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
With spring in full swing, we need to be careful when changing our horses from hay to pasture. Although they are both forms of forages, there is quite a significant difference seeing as though hay is only 15% moisture wh
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Dog friendly parks

October 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
We all struggle to find a place where we can take our pup for a walk that lets them socialise as well as have fun. It not only takes away the boredom of the same walk every day, exercising and socialisation are both cruc
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Preparing for horses during bushfire season

October 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Bushfires are common throughout Australia. With high temperatures and dry summers come conditions of high fire danger. People put themselves at risk trying to save their pets and livestock at the last minute when under t
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Why do puppies bite?

October 16th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Just as a toddler feels there way around the big world with their hands, a puppy will do the same with their mouth. It is a common and normal behaviour among all young pups. As they begin to teethe, they naturally need t
excessive-drinking

Excessive drinking in pets

October 11th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
While it is normal for dogs to lap up the water, you may notice that your pup is drinking more than what they normally do. This may be alarming to some while others dismiss it as thirst or over exercising. However, there
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8 Known Danger Foods for Dogs

October 9th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
We all give our pets a treat from the table now and then, but do you know which foods for humans are dangerous for dogs? Here’s a guide to the food and drink that vets agree your dog should never have.   Downl
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Worming your horse

October 4th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Worming your horse regularly should be of top priority as they are susceptible to a number of internal parasites – along with a number of species of worms. These worms can include strongyles, roundworms, tapeworms, pin
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Puppy meet cat

October 1st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Although the perception is that cats and dogs cannot live together peacefully, introducing them to one another correctly could be the foundation of a happy friendship. This perfect introduction will require some planning
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Pet Paw Care

September 28th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Here are Petplan’s top tips for making sure your dog’s feet stay in top condition all year round…   Download our printable PDF version here: Pet Paw Care
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AVA Pets and People Education Program

September 21st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
PetPEP (Pets and People Education Program) is an education initiative for primary schools throughout Australia, started by the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) in 1991. The program was developed to promote respons