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Things you don’t want to tell your vet (but should)

Monday, July 31st, 2017
For one reason or another, some pet owners find it hard to disclose some information to their vets. This may be due to them thinking that it isn’t important, they’re embarrassed, or that they don’t want to look sil
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What can Petplan offer breeders?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Petplan have been working with breeders for many years now, helping to strengthen the bond between business and customers. Our breeder network is over 2,000 strong and is growing daily. Petplan offer support materials to
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The Poodle: A dog with beauty and brains

Friday, July 21st, 2017
When people think Poodles, they think a breed groomed to perfection and ready for show competitions. But this isn’t always the case, as the Poodle has in recent years become a very popular household companion and not j
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The Dachshund: Tiny but independent companions

Friday, July 21st, 2017
Perhaps one of the most famous breeds worldwide, the Dachshund, or as the nickname goes ‘sausage dog’, is known for its elongated body and tiny, fast-moving legs. Even though their small stature may suggest they are
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Helping a German Shepherd’s digestion

Friday, July 21st, 2017
The fearlessness, strength and intelligence of the German Shepherd makes them one of the best breeds for guarding and police work. However, even though these magnificent dogs look powerful on the outside, they frequently
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How to manage the Golden Retriever’s skin problems

Friday, July 21st, 2017
The Golden Retriever’s distinctive golden coat is one of their finest features but because of the density of their fur, they are prone to skin problems. Their thick, water-resistant undercoat means they store lots of h
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Why are Labradors prone to weight gain?

Friday, July 21st, 2017
The Labrador is a family favourite in Australia, which is no surprise when you consider their happy-go-lucky nature, strong intelligence and ability to bond well with children. But while Labradors are renowned for their
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Every breed has different nutritional needs

Friday, July 21st, 2017
Long gone are the days when there was a one-diet-fits-all approach to pet food. Now there are specifically targeted diets for individual pet breeds that include nutrients to address the specific needs of that breed. If y
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The Maltese: Delicate appetites and fussy eaters

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
The Maltese is a friendly little breed. Generally, these dogs love nothing more than sitting by your side, being your constant companion day and night. But they’re also a breed that tends to prefer having a set rou
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Introducing a new pet to the family

Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Introducing your new pet to your household is an exciting time, however if done incorrectly their can be serious consequences. Whether you’re introducing a dog to a cat; dog to a dog; or a dog to children, the way