Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 
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Dealing with vet costs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
The cost of veterinary treatment is steadily on the rise, with many pet owners having to make the devastating decision of how much is too much to save their pet. As many owners see their four legged friend as a major par
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What to look for in a boarding kennel?

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Every pet owner wants to take their four legged friend with them on holidays, however this cannot always be possible. Whether it is too expensive to bring them along; you’re going somewhere they’re not allowed; or th
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Allergies in cats and dogs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
We often see our pets scratch and itch themselves thinking that they are just getting at a little niggle. However, your dog could be trying to tell you that there is a serious problem. From fleas and mites to shampoos an
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Moving House with a Pet

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Most people will agree that moving house is one of the most stressful events one can be put through. However, you will not be the only one feeling the pressure, your pet will notice some major changes and may become a bi
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Taking Care of Elderly Pets

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
As your beloved pet gets older, more care must be taken to ensure that your furry friend stays healthy. Just like elderly humans, elderly pets need a bit more specialised attention. The first signs of aging are a greying
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Dogs and Chocolate

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
With Easter around the corner, chocolate is everywhere in the office at Petplan HQ. We can’t get enough of it! However, we are always mindful that chocolate isn’t so tasty for our canine and feline friends. Many pet
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Responsibilities of pet ownership

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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
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Spaying 101 – Everything you need to know

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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
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Bad weather and your pets

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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
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Why does my dog eat grass?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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