Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 
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Pet Cancer Myth Busters

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
1. “If he had cancer, he’d be sick wouldn’t he?” Most cancers don’t make your pet ‘sick’ at first. The most common reason I see a pet with a poor appetite due to cancer as the first symptom is because the g
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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common
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Top 10 Things to Know about Pet Cancer

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
1. Cancer is not one disease The word cancer (meaning ‘crab’ to describe how it reaches out into the tissues it grows in) describes an abnormal growth with the capacity to grow and kill. Cancers that grow (in differe
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DIY Easter Treats for Dogs

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Treat your pooch to a healthy treat this Easter long weekend. It’s quick, easy and inexpensive. You can even have children make these fun treats for their pet as a great Easter project. Be sure to check with your
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Fido Facts | Komondor

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Appearance A mop on four legs? The Bob Marley dog? The Whoopie Goldberg dog? The Komondor has been given a few silly nicknames over the years. Whether you refer to this breed with a nickname or as the Komondor it is clea
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Fido Facts | Old English Sheepdog

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Appearance The Old English Sheepdog (OES) is most often recognized by it’s shaggy, double coat. The OES’s coat is long with a textured outer coat and a soft, waterproof undercoat. These dogs’ coats come
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Fido Facts | Australian Shepherd

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Appearance The Australian Shepherd is often noted for it’s medium lenght wavy coat that has a thick undercoat and comes in a range of colours. Australian Shepherds or “Aussies” cab be blue merle, red me
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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