Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 
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Why do puppies bite?

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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
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Excessive drinking in pets

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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

Monday, October 9th, 2017
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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Pet Paw Care

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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
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Tick Season

Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Ticks are a common problem within Australia, especially among dogs, with the season starting around September. This means that the beginning of spring is the ideal time to remind yourself to protect your pets from these
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Signs of pain in dogs

Monday, September 11th, 2017
Every dog owner dreads the day that their furry friend becomes ill or injured. However, it is not always easy to tell that there is something wrong seeing as dogs will do anything to be happy and hide their pain. Petplan
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Dogs and apartment life

Monday, September 4th, 2017
As much as we love dogs and want them to be around us all the time, our living arrangements can sometimes make this impossible. However, although you may live in a building that may not look like the typical home for a p
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Why does my pet have exclusions?

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Pet insurance provides peace of mind that your pet will have access to the very best veterinary attention should an unexpected injury or illness happen – that you otherwise would not be able to budget for. In saying th
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What is the best time to get pet insurance?

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
You may ask yourself whether you should get pet insurance when you have a kitten or puppy, or wait a while and get it as they are older in life. Although you may think that your puppy or kitten is healthy and unstoppable