Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 
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Four reasons why you need puppy insurance

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Get a new puppy is an exciting time, they’re small, cute, and oh so fluffy that you just want to spend all day patting them. However, they can get into a lot of mischief in their first year of life. Here are four reaso
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Grass Seed Season

Monday, October 28th, 2013
As the grass gets dryer, grass seed issues can become a problem for pets and owners alike. The good news is that grass seed lodgements are treatable and the earlier that you are able to treat it the better: How to tell i
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How to enter the Petplan and Vets All Natural’s Treat-Face Competition!

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Does your dog or cat become super excited when you have a treat? Do they start drooling all over the floor, start doing a little-hoppy dance, run around in circles or try and jump at the treat? Capture that cute, crazy-e
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Ticks can cause respiratory failure or death!

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Vets are urging pet owners to be extra attentive to their pets’ behaviours this spring as the incidents of dogs and cats falling ill to ticks rises. Ticks are parasites that feed off blood. They are usually found in ar
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Benefits of Pet Insurance

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Petplan pet insurance offers peace of mind for owners and support to the veterinary community. Dog insurance and cat insurance are two of the fastest growing insurance types in Australia. But still many pet owners are un
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Moonbeam, the Springer Spaniel with seven tumours

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Petplan is committed to helping all dogs, cats, horses and pet owners during difficult times. In the past three years Moonbeam, a beautiful English Springer Spaniel, had a run of bad luck with thyroid, gastric, ear, and
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Spring: how we love and hate it.

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Itchy eyes, sniffily noses and constant sneezing are all tell-tale signs the much loved, and hated, season of Spring has arrived. While we humans automatically reach for the antihistamines to regain some control of our l
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Three things you need to do before getting a dog

Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Deciding to bring a new dog into your life is exciting, you have decided on the breed, a possible name, purchased the comfiest bed and got all the toys. But before you rush out and bring your new furry family member home
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Weight loss tips for overweight dogs

Friday, September 13th, 2013
Do you have a chubby Collie? Is your Lab looking a little roly-poly? You’re not alone: canine obesity is a common problem. Vet Marc Abraham explains the tell-tale signs of an overweight dog and offers some tips for get
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The cost of veterinary care:

Monday, September 9th, 2013
The cost associated with veterinary care is a contentious issue for pet owners and veterinary professionals alike. It is common to hear a pet owner say that vet bills are too expensive, although we almost never hear why.