Archive for the ‘PetplanBlog’ Category


Tackling mental health in your business

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Fatigue, financial stress, loneliness, and endless demands can trigger mental health issues in business owners. Here are some tips for preventing and dealing with the blues.  Following a high-powered career involving se

Retired racehorses turn to equestrian

Friday, April 6th, 2018
While many horses have an illustrious career as a race-horse, there are a few that change their career path after retirement.  With thousands of horses retiring each year from racing, while some are put out to pasture o

Dehydration in Horses

Friday, April 6th, 2018
Even though the weather has dropped dramatically, horses still need an abundance of water to keep them hydrated. We try our best to comfort our horses during the cold with blankets, tweaking their diets, and winterize al

Vet Checks

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
We often visit our local GP for a check-up, and this should serve as a reminder to take our pets to the vet for their own check-up. They are necessary as a vet will ensure that your dog or cat is in the best possible sha

Dealing with vet costs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
The cost of veterinary treatment is steadily on the rise, with many pet owners having to make the devastating decision of how much is too much to save their pet. As many owners see their four legged friend as a major par

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

Horse hair whorls

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Most people will be familiar with a cowlick – the part in someone’s hair that no matter what you do to it, it won’t do what it’s told and will often go against the natural flow of your hair. Horses have very simi

Preparing your horse for winter

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Winter can be a tough time when it comes to you and your horses, especially if you have older horses. As the weather and ground cool, significant grass growth may not occur until well into spring. This is why it is impor

Fitness techniques to help your riding

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Horseback riding can be an enjoyable pastime for many, however, without the right fitness levels, it can be very demanding on your body and the horse’s body. Getting actively fitter for horse riding can build muscle c