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Breed Specific Legislation (Australia)

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
At Petplan we are pet lovers, too. Our team at Petplan HQ love all cats and dogs regardless of breed. The following details have been provided for your information only and it is important to note that Petplan Australas
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Working Breed List

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Below is a list of working breeds, as defined by the Australian National Kennel Council Ltd. Click on the name of any working breed that shows up in blue to view the breed’s Fido Facts profile. Australian Cattle Do
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Fido Facts | German Shepherd

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Appearance The German Shepherd’s coat is generally a mixture of black, fawn and gold. Dogs may also have pure black or pure white coats but the true colour of a German Shepherd is not known until the puppy coat is
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Working Breeds

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
What is a Working Breed? The working breed group covers a diverse range of dogs that have been bred by humans to aid in a multitude of activities. Traditionally, working breeds have helped humans with everything from cat
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Working Breed Pup Quiz

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Get social. Get Rewarded. This March we’re giving our Facebook Fans a Pup Quiz and a chance to win some great prizes! Please read our Working Breed Pup Quiz Terms & Conditions and then get on Facebook and Get
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My Furry Valentine Terms & Conditions

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Please click here to view the Terms & Conditions PDF: Furry Valentine Terms and Conditions Click for more information about Petplan Australia or SpottyBox. This Blog was written by the furry family at Petplan Austral
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Fireworks & Pets Don’t Mix

Friday, January 24th, 2014
Many people associate Australia Day, among other holidays and summer festivals, with fireworks. Fireworks are beautiful, exciting and… LOUD! If you have a dog, cat or horse then you probably have already noticed th
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Canine Parvovirus

Friday, January 24th, 2014
What is Canine Parvovirus? Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious disease of dogs. The virus is acute and typically attacks cells lining the gastrointestinal tract. Parvo affects dogs of all ages, but most cases occ
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Fido Facts | Australian Edition

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Australian Kelpie Appearance The Kelpie breed has developed into two distinct strains; the original ‘Working Kelpie’ and the more recent ‘Bench Kelpie’. Both strains are athletic with muscular sh
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DIY Dog Agility Equipment

Monday, January 20th, 2014
Create an agility course for your dog to keep him fit and entertained. Agility is a fun way to bond with your pet and gives your dog a chance to exercise some of his natural instincts. You don’t need to spend a for