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Fibre Digestion

February 12th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horses have a one-dimensional stomach which allows them to mainly feed on fibrous vegetation or plant material. This means that fibrous plants such as grasses should make up the largest portion of their diets. Their uniq
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Kitten Health

February 12th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Getting a new kitten can be an amazing experience for everyone involved. They’re adorable, fluffy and are yet to get to the stage where their claws can do some damage. These little bundles of joy can put a smile on eve
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When to lease equipment and when to buy it?

February 8th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Equipment costs can make a large dent in the budget of a small business. So, is it better to lease or buy what you need to operate? Given the circumstances of every business differ, there’s no simple answer to the leas
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Teaching your dog to sit

February 5th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Training your dog is an important part of raising them. It allows you to spend quality time with them whilst improving their behaviour. Whether it’s simple commands such as sit or stay, to more experienced commands
weight-management

Focus on first aid: Weight management

February 5th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As with humans, when it comes to horses, maintaining a healthy weight is key to overall wellbeing. Being over or underweight can cause a whole range of problems from issues with your horse’s hooves to problems with the
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Sports for your dog

February 5th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Do you love spending time exercising with your pet, but get sick of doing the same thing over and over again? There are so many ways that you and your four-legged friend can stay active that doesn’t involve walking aro
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Road rules for horse riders

February 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As a horse owner, sometimes it is a must to walk our horses on roads in order for them to get exercise or to take them to a new area. However, do you really know the road rules when it comes to riders and what you must f
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Why your dog loves you more than food

February 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Have you ever wondered if your dog truly loves you, or are you just a food dispenser for your pooch? Many people may see themselves as a ‘doggy waiter’ who only get attention from their canine friend because they fee
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Why do cats wag their tail?

January 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
While it is commonly known that dogs wag their tail at the sign of excitement or greetings, cats on the other hand, have more mystery surrounding their tail wags. They can portray a range of emotions and feelings through
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Heat stress in horses

January 24th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
With the temperatures soaring well past 30 degrees, it is important to keep the safety of our horses in mind. The heat and humidity can be a deadly combination and affect our horse’s health and performance if not manag