loves

Why your dog loves you more than food

February 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Have you ever wondered if your dog truly loves you, or are you just a food dispenser for your pooch? Many people may see themselves as a ‘doggy waiter’ who only get attention from their canine friend because they fee
cats

Why do cats wag their tail?

January 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
While it is commonly known that dogs wag their tail at the sign of excitement or greetings, cats on the other hand, have more mystery surrounding their tail wags. They can portray a range of emotions and feelings through
heat-stress

Heat stress in horses

January 24th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
With the temperatures soaring well past 30 degrees, it is important to keep the safety of our horses in mind. The heat and humidity can be a deadly combination and affect our horse’s health and performance if not manag
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Privacy Act Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) 2017

January 24th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
In just 30 days, on February 22, 2018, the Privacy Act Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) 2017 will become mandatory, requiring all businesses in Australia to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commissi
puppy

How to get your puppy to sleep at night

January 23rd, 2018 by Petplan Australia
A new puppy can be very similar to having a young baby in the house, which is why they need to be treated accordingly. We need to teach them how to use the toilet, socialising and very importantly, there sleeping schedul
hiking

Hiking with your dog

January 23rd, 2018 by Petplan Australia
If you love the outdoors, I’m sure you’re canine companion would be able to make them much more enjoyable by accompanying you. Your pup will love the freedom that comes with hiking as well as allowing them to explore
cat-climbing

How to stop your cat from climbing on everything

January 17th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Cats are curious creatures and seem to everywhere we don’t want them to be. Due to this curiosity, many owners find themselves asking the question – “how do I stop my cat from climbing”. This can relate to your f
horseriding

Horseback riding safety

January 17th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horseback riding is refreshing, invigorating and fun, but all this excitement comes with risks. Riding your horse is also scary and dangerous to a certain extent. It involves speed, strength and the unpredictable nature
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Horse grooming

January 11th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Grooming your horse should be an activity that is enjoyable for both you and your horse. Daily grooming gives you a chance to bond with the horse while monitoring any changes, injuries and infections. It is advisable to
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Should you shave your pet for summer?

January 11th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As summer is now in full swing and the days are longer and hotter, we tend to shed clothes until we are down to shorts or swimsuits. As a responsible pet owner, we want what is best for our furry friends. However, is it