Equine First Aid Kit

April 12th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Many accidents can arise when you are with your horse. This is why it is imperative that you are well organised with a first aid kit in case these accidents lead to a serious injury. The right equipment can be the differ

Is my dog depressed?

April 11th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Mental health issues aren’t restricted to humans and it seems dogs can also develop depression. Petplan takes a look at the symptoms of depression in dogs and the things you should do if you suspect your dog is depres

2016 Petplan Pet Census: Family

April 6th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Family Values Almost all pet owners thought their pet was like a family member. In fact, 99.3% of respondents considered their four legged friends an integral part of the family. In saying this, the same percentage of an

The 4 C’s for Dealing With Equine First Aid

April 6th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Throughout a horse’s life, it is inevitable that they will get scratched, bruised and cut at some point. More often than not, these wounds will heal quickly and cause no further problems. However, it is important to kn

2016 Petplan Pet Census: Social Relations

April 5th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The social aspects of owning a pet should not be underestimated. More than half (60%) of the respondents believe they are more socially connected due to talking to other while out with their pet. Those who took part in t

Thinking About Getting a Dog?

April 4th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Author: Cathy Beer, Founder of www.pets4life.com.au Pets give us the greatest joy, not to mention many health benefits! But sadly, thousands of dogs end up in over-burdened animal shelters every year. Many new pet owners

What To Do About Pet Toileting Problems

April 3rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
You never know when your pet might become a toilet rebel. But what’s behind it, and what can you do? ‘Inappropriate elimination’ – two sinister words that strike fear into every pet owner – can happ

2016 Petplan Pet Census: Finance

March 30th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Pet purchasing and purchases Pets can be very expensive, however we found out that a vast majority (94%) do still buy/pay for their pets. This of course still includes those who pay for adoption fees from shelters, which

How to Prevent Grey Horses From Getting Melanomas

March 30th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As most horse owners are aware, grey horses are more prone to developing melanomas as they have more pigmented skin, and melanoma tumours arise from mutation in the cells that make up pigmented skin. Many reports suggest

5 Social Media Tips for Business-Savvy Breeders

March 27th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Growing your social media and web design following allows you to showcase your litters, achievements and even share your interesting (and entertaining!) breeding experience. These tips can help you make the most of mark