Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category


Pet Bushfire Safety

Monday, November 18th, 2019
Are you and your pets ready for bushfires this summer? The devastating bushfires that are occurring across the country display how extremely dangerous they are. Bushfires threaten homes and lives of both humans and an
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Shyness in Pets

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
“Shyness” is a trait found in pets that are highly fearful. This may be a fear of strangers, places, sounds or movements. Nature or Nurture? Genetics play a big part in the temperament of pets. Cats and dogs have a g
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6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat

Monday, November 4th, 2019
Fruit is not only beneficial to us humans, some different types of fruit are great for your dog too. Fruits can help to strengthen a dog’s immune system, aid their digestion and even also reduce inflammation. We take a

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
Halloween is a fun holiday for families and children to enjoy. But for our pets, it can be a scary time. Keep your pets safe this Halloween by following these simple steps! Hide the chocolates Keep your spooky treats wel
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Life Stages of A Cat and Dog

Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Cats and Dogs are susceptible to a variety of illnesses at all ages, whether it be when they are a puppy or kitten, or an older animal. It is important to be aware of these and know what to look out for during all stages
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4 Dog Breeds that Resemble a Fox

Monday, October 21st, 2019
Have you ever looked at a dog and mistaken it for a fox? Dogs and foxes have many genetic similarities therefore they share many physical traits. They alongside wolves and dingos are part of the Canidae biological family
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Different Pet Phobias

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Many of the things that scare both humans and animals are a result of responses built up over millions of years of evolution. For example, we are scared of loud noises and heights because they can cause us harm, meaning

2019 Royal Melbourne All Breeds Championship Show

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
The Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The RMS All Breeds Championship Show was first held by the Department of Agriculture in 1874, and saw 213 dogs enter. This
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Travelling With Pets

Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Taking a pet on holiday with you may sound like a good idea, but their welfare must be your primary concern. It is important to think about where you are going, and what the conditions will be like – both during th

The 2019 Royal Melbourne Show

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
The Royal Melbourne Show kicks off this weekend and we’re bringing you everything you need to know about the All Breeds Championship Dog Show. Whether you are a veteran of the Show or a beginner, Petplan has you covere