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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
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Puppy Training: Socialising Your Dog

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
After the initial excitement of getting a new puppy has subsided, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the task of training the new addition to your family. A major area of your puppy’s training is socialising with o
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Alternatives to Dog Walking

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
The warm weather and long evenings of the summer months offer plenty of opportunities to get out and about with your dog. However, rather than walking your dog down the same streets and paths as the rest of the year, why
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Insurance to Pay For Dog Attacks in Australia

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
The number of people being taken to hospital as a result of dog bites has risen a fair amount in the past decade, while a number of people have died in the same period from dog attacks. Attacks occur due to a number of r
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Allergies in Dogs and Cats

Friday, February 17th, 2017
From fleas and mites to shampoos and toys, there are many causes of itchy, sensitive skin. What are the main causes of pet allergies, and how can I spot them? The main sign is scratching, which often results in skin irri
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Four Life Stages in the Life of a Cat and Dog

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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