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Is my dog depressed?

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
Mental health issues aren’t restricted to humans and it seems dogs can also develop depression. Petplan takes a look at the symptoms of depression in dogs and the things you should do if you suspect your dog is depres
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Family

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Family Values Almost all pet owners thought their pet was like a family member. In fact, 99.3% of respondents considered their four legged friends an integral part of the family. In saying this, the same percentage of an
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Social Relations

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
The social aspects of owning a pet should not be underestimated. More than half (60%) of the respondents believe they are more socially connected due to talking to other while out with their pet. Those who took part in t
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Thinking About Getting a Dog?

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Author: Cathy Beer, Founder of www.pets4life.com.au Pets give us the greatest joy, not to mention many health benefits! But sadly, thousands of dogs end up in over-burdened animal shelters every year. Many new pet owners
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What To Do About Pet Toileting Problems

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
You never know when your pet might become a toilet rebel. But what’s behind it, and what can you do? ‘Inappropriate elimination’ – two sinister words that strike fear into every pet owner – can happ
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Finance

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Pet purchasing and purchases Pets can be very expensive, however we found out that a vast majority (94%) do still buy/pay for their pets. This of course still includes those who pay for adoption fees from shelters, which
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Health

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
In 2016, Petplan created a Pet Census that ran over a couple of months in order to gather data about pet ownership in Australia. Over the next few weeks, we will explore this data in the form of their categories. This we
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The Unexpected For Life

Monday, March 20th, 2017
We all love our four legged friends and would go to any lengths possible to make them better in the case of an accident or illness. However, many owners have to face the difficult decision whether to choose money or thei
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All By Myself

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Do our pets miss us when they’re left on their own? And if so, how does it affect them? Petplan takes a look at the issues of separation anxiety. You’re about to leave the house when you catch your pet’s eye. Is th
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Why Does My Dog Drool?

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
As a dog owner, you’re sure to have left the house on at least one occasion wearing an unwelcome accessory – doggy slobber. And while it’s completely natural, it can be puzzling; why do our pooches, and especially