vet

Preparing for high vet bills

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Knowing how unpredictable horses can be, it isn’t any surprise that they can always find a way to hurt themselves no matter how safe you make their area. Each time they get injured, there is always a vet bill that com
horse-care

Basic horse care

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Learning basic horse care is the first step you should take before even thinking about bringing your new horse home. There are many important responsibilities associated with owning a horse as they are a long-term commit
emergency

Dealing with equine emergencies

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
When it comes to our horses and their safety, we try as hard as possible to not let anything happen to them. However even with the greatest care and protection, at some point in time, we will have to respond to an emerge
hoof

Hoof cracks – what you need to know

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As a horse is constantly on their feet, developing hoof cracks at some point in their life is inevitable. Many of these will heal themselves over time with the right nutrition and hoof care; however, there is a wide rang
pet-owners

Responsibilities of pet ownership

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
For many people, their pet is a major part of the family. They can bring all types of joy to you and your family; however, they are also a big responsibility that some pet owners don’t realise. Not only do you have to
spaying

Spaying 101 – Everything you need to know

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Spaying, Neutering and De-sexing are all the same procedures with different terms. As pet owners, these terms might be overwhelming with many apprehensive concerns and questions. As advocated by almost every animal welfa
thunderstorm

Bad weather and your pets

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Thunderstorms and bad weather can leave your pets in a state of panic as the loud noises and bright flashes can scare and stress out your furry friend. We’ll take a look at what makes your pets so anxious during storms
grass

Why does my dog eat grass?

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Although it is surprisingly common for dogs to eat grass, owners are still baffled by it. There are many people throwing out their theories into the reasoning behind this strange behaviour; however, no one is truly certa
hay

Hay quality for horses

February 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Unless your horse lives in a climate that allows them access to fresh, green pasture all the time, you will most likely feed them hay. The hay quality that you feed your horse should be of the utmost importance. The diff
pug

Pug pooch problems

February 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Pugs are a very popular breed among pet owners, however, they do come with some predisposed health problems. Due to their head shape, many of these health problems are related to their breathing. Petplan has given a ru