Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 
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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.
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Strange but wonderful…

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
In the Pet Insurance industry we are lucky enough to hear about many pet stories. Sometimes it’s a friendly update on one of our member’s recovery after a claim and sometimes it’s something strange but wonderful. A
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How To Keep Your Pets Warm This Winter?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
Brr! The weather is cooling down out there and it won’t be long before you need to pull on your winter woollies, cook some soup and cuddle up next to the heater. But what about your furry friends, how can you keep them
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The History of Pets, part 2: Dogs

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
Ever wondered how dogs moved out of the cold and into our homes and hearts? Writer and pet-lover Julian Hall examines the evidence in this second instalment of Petplan’s series on the history of pets. For tens of thous
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Where did the Easter Bunny come from?

Monday, March 25th, 2013
As you look forward to a long weekend, spare a thought for the Easter Bunny. The poor soul will be flat-out by Easter Monday, having dispatched multi-coloured eggs far and wide, ready for the frenzy of chocolate consumpt