pet-owners

Responsibilities of pet ownership

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
For many people, their pet is a major part of the family. They can bring all types of joy to you and your family; however, they are also a big responsibility that some pet owners don’t realise. Not only do you have to
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Spaying 101 – Everything you need to know

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Spaying, Neutering and De-sexing are all the same procedures with different terms. As pet owners, these terms might be overwhelming with many apprehensive concerns and questions. As advocated by almost every animal welfa
thunderstorm

Bad weather and your pets

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Thunderstorms and bad weather 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
grass

Why does my dog eat grass?

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
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
hay

Hay quality for horses

February 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Unless your horse lives in a climate that allows them access to fresh, green pasture all the time, you will most likely feed them hay. The hay quality that you feed your horse should be of the utmost importance. The diff
pug

Pug pooch problems

February 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
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
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Why does my dog chase its tail?

February 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
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
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What you should do in the event of an insurance claim

February 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Getting back on your feet after a setback can be far simpler with an insurance broker on your team. A setback in your small business can end up costing you far more than your visible assets. It can impact upon your reven
horse-insurance

Fibre Digestion

February 12th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horses have a one-dimensional stomach which allows them to mainly feed on fibrous vegetation or plant material. This means that fibrous plants such as grasses should make up the largest portion of their diets. Their uniq
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Kitten Health

February 12th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Getting a new kitten can be an amazing experience for everyone involved. They’re adorable, fluffy and are yet to get to the stage where their claws can do some damage. These little bundles of joy can put a smile on eve