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How To Calm Your Pet During a Thunderstorm

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Thunderstorms can leave your pets in a state of panic as the loud noises and bright flashes can scare and stress out your furry friend. We’ll take a look at what makes your pets so anxious during storms and how you can
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Adoption Benefits

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Australians are increasingly becoming more open to the idea of adoption as many centres begin to overfill due to backyard breeders and  irresponsible owners. The number of people adopting pets has continuously been incr
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Purple Poppies

Monday, April 24th, 2017
The 25th of April is a special date on the Australian Calendar. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Today, Australians recog
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How to introduce a second dog in to your family

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
There comes a time in a pet owner’s life where they ponder if they should get a friend for their pet – someone to hang out with while you are away or at work. Although this seems like a great idea to keep your furry
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Petplan Pet Census Report

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Click here to download a PDF copy of the full Pet Census Report: Petplan Pet Census Report For over a century, the human census has been run in Australia to gain an insight in to the people that call this land home. Aft
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Is my dog depressed?

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
Mental health issues aren’t restricted to humans and it seems dogs can also develop depression. Petplan takes a look at the symptoms of depression in dogs and the things you should do if you suspect your dog is depres
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Family

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Family Values Almost all pet owners thought their pet was like a family member. In fact, 99.3% of respondents considered their four legged friends an integral part of the family. In saying this, the same percentage of an
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Social Relations

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
The social aspects of owning a pet should not be underestimated. More than half (60%) of the respondents believe they are more socially connected due to talking to other while out with their pet. Those who took part in t
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Thinking About Getting a Dog?

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Author: Cathy Beer, Founder of www.pets4life.com.au Pets give us the greatest joy, not to mention many health benefits! But sadly, thousands of dogs end up in over-burdened animal shelters every year. Many new pet owners
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What To Do About Pet Toileting Problems

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
You never know when your pet might become a toilet rebel. But what’s behind it, and what can you do? ‘Inappropriate elimination’ – two sinister words that strike fear into every pet owner – can happ