Archive for the ‘Dogs’ Category

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Convincing the boss to let dogs in the office

Monday, June 18th, 2018
What’s your company’s pet policy? Does the boss allow furry friends in the office? If not, why is this the case? With ‘’Dog on the Job day’’ coming up, now is the perfect opportunity to raise this issue with
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Benefits of having dogs at the workplace

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
Wouldn’t it be great if we could take our best friend to work with us? Workplace culture is changing on this issue, more people are taking their pets to work with them, and employers are seeing surprising results. Many
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Bringing Your Dog to Work?

Monday, May 14th, 2018
Before you bring in your dog to the workplace, it is important to establish some ground rules and general expectations surrounding the topic. Here are some things to consider: Liability – What happens if your dog gets
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Got a Furry Pet? Here is the Fur-indicator!

Friday, May 11th, 2018
The most visible indicator of a pet’s health is their fur. Shiny and soft to touch shows that your pet is well nourished with essential fatty acids. Even though all breeds have different fur, you can always spot a good

What to look for in a boarding kennel?

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Every pet owner wants to take their four legged friend with them on holidays, however this cannot always be possible. Whether it is too expensive to bring them along; you’re going somewhere they’re not allowed; or th

Allergies in cats and dogs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
We often see our pets scratch and itch themselves thinking that they are just getting at a little niggle. However, your dog could be trying to tell you that there is a serious problem. From fleas and mites to shampoos an

Dogs and Chocolate

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
With Easter around the corner, chocolate is everywhere in the office at Petplan HQ. We can’t get enough of it! However, we are always mindful that chocolate isn’t so tasty for our canine and feline friends. Many pet

Why does my dog eat grass?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Although it is surprisingly common for dogs to eat grass, owners are still baffled by it. There are many people throwing out their theories into the reasoning behind this strange behaviour; however, no one is truly certa

Pug pooch problems

Monday, February 19th, 2018
Pugs are a very popular breed among pet owners, however, they do come with some predisposed health problems. Due to their head shape, many of these health problems are related to their breathing. Petplan has given a ru

Why does my dog chase its tail?

Monday, February 19th, 2018
Our canine companions can keep us entertained for hours with all the shenanigans they get up to! One of the most amusing things you pup does is chase their tail, often perplexed why they can never catch it. This behaviou