Untitled-1

Dogs in the workplace

October 30th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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?

October 26th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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

October 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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

October 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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
Equine Bushfire season Thumbnail

Preparing for horses during bushfire season

October 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Bushfires are common throughout Australia. With high temperatures and dry summers come conditions of high fire danger. People put themselves at risk trying to save their pets and livestock at the last minute when under t
puppy-bite

Why do puppies bite?

October 16th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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

October 11th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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
8 known danger foods for dogs Thumbnail

8 Known Danger Foods for Dogs

October 9th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
We all give our pets a treat from the table now and then, but do you know which foods for humans are dangerous for dogs? Here’s a guide to the food and drink that vets agree your dog should never have.   Downl
horse-worming

Worming your horse

October 4th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Worming your horse regularly should be of top priority as they are susceptible to a number of internal parasites – along with a number of species of worms. These worms can include strongyles, roundworms, tapeworms, pin
puppy-meet-cat

Puppy meet cat

October 1st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Although the perception is that cats and dogs cannot live together peacefully, introducing them to one another correctly could be the foundation of a happy friendship. This perfect introduction will require some planning