Archive for the ‘PetplanBlog’ Category

 
pet-ownership

Can you afford to have a pet?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Owning a pet can be an extremely rewarding experience, with many people getting a puppy or kitten as soon as they hit adulthood. We all know we would love a little companion to be by our side the whole time; however, it
body-language

How to read your dog’s body language

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
The more time you spend with your canine companion, the easier it is to read their body language. You start to pick up on every little detail from their positioning and posture to their overall behaviour and emotion. Luc
equine-health

Equine health in spring

Thursday, November 9th, 2017
As the weather changes, so does the body and the way it deals with the environment around us. This is the same for all animals, especially when it comes to spring and the weather starts to warm up. Petplan will take you
apartment-dogs

Dogs and apartment living

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Apartment living is becoming increasingly popular across the nation, and with this comes the rise of apartment pets. The property that you live in should not determine whether or not you have a pet. By following a few si
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Dogs in the workplace

Monday, October 30th, 2017
Everyone wishes they could bring their dogs to work with them just to make the day more enjoyable, although very few get this option. If your workplace allows this on occasion or just for one day of the year, it is impor
equine-hay-fever

Can horses get hay fever?

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
During the Spring and Summer times, many people will suffer from hay fever – making their eyes itch, noses run, and generally knock the energy out of them. Although it is somewhat different, horses are able to contract
spring-pastures

Introducing horses to spring pastures

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
With spring in full swing, we need to be careful when changing our horses from hay to pasture. Although they are both forms of forages, there is quite a significant difference seeing as though hay is only 15% moisture wh
pet-parks

Dog friendly parks

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
We all struggle to find a place where we can take our pup for a walk that lets them socialise as well as have fun. It not only takes away the boredom of the same walk every day, exercising and socialisation are both cruc
puppy-bite

Why do puppies bite?

Monday, October 16th, 2017
Just as a toddler feels there way around the big world with their hands, a puppy will do the same with their mouth. It is a common and normal behaviour among all young pups. As they begin to teethe, they naturally need t
excessive-drinking

Excessive drinking in pets

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
While it is normal for dogs to lap up the water, you may notice that your pup is drinking more than what they normally do. This may be alarming to some while others dismiss it as thirst or over exercising. However, there