Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category


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

Understanding routine care cover

Monday, July 10th, 2017
In the pet insurance industry, there is a wide debate about whether or not including routine care cover in policies is worth it – or is it just an added expense that many pet owners do not need? Routine Care is the pro

What to know if you’re buying a Jack Russell Terrier

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperamen

Is your dog eating too quickly?

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Some dogs are notoriously fast eaters, barely having time to breathe as they scoff down their meals. This can make mealtime even harder if there are multiple dogs that eat at a different pace, allowing for competition co

Coping with the death of a family pet

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
It can be difficult to come to terms with the loss of a pet. We grow close to our pets, sharing a special bond with them – they are not just a cat or a dog, but a valued and much loved member of the family. It’s impo

Big dog breeds: what to consider

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Living with a large, boisterous dog can be an incredibly rewarding experience. However, whilst a big dog can be perfect for many people, potential owners should be aware of many different considerations including the ext

Guide to every breed of pet owner

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
For every type of pet there is a different type of pet owner. This means they all see pet insurance differently too – from an essential part of caring for their best friend to a costly necessity or even an unnecessary
pet names

Most popular dog names of 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017
When it comes to naming your beloved new puppy, the decision can be excruciatingly hard! Traditional names such as Spot, Fluffy and Patch that described the look or personality of the pet have seemed to been taken over w

Tips for the first time breeder

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Once you’ve discovered your pet is expecting a litter you will need to prepare carefully both for the arrival of the puppies or kittens and to ensure that your dog or cat is kept in the best possible health in preparat

Preparing to Say Goodbye to Your Pet

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
There comes a time in every pet owner’s life where their furry friend’s time runs out. It’s the inevitable that we try so hard to avoid. This sad time can often come very suddenly and leave the owner in a state of