lameness

Lower limb lameness

November 30th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The lower limb of a horse is a fragile structure that is constantly busy and is put under a lot of stress! As a result, it can be prone to many conditions. Common conditions Tendon problems:  Tendons are the structures
big-dog

Big Dog Breeds

November 22nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Living with a large, boisterous dog can be an incredibly rewarding experience. However, whilst a big dog can be perfect for many people, potential owners should be aware of many different considerations including health
pet food

What can you feed your pet?

November 21st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
We all know the face we get from our pet when there is food around, especially dogs. It’s a face that wants to try exactly what we’re having and sometimes irresistible when they give you the puppy dog eyes. However,
pet-ownership

Can you afford to have a pet?

November 16th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Owning a pet can be an extremely rewarding experience, with many people getting a puppy or kitten as soon as they hit adulthood. We all know we would love a little companion to be by our side the whole time; however, it
body-language

How to read your dog’s body language

November 15th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The more time you spend with your canine companion, the easier it is to read their body language. You start to pick up on every little detail from their positioning and posture to their overall behaviour and emotion. Luc
apartment-dogs

Dogs and apartment living

November 2nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Apartment living is becoming increasingly popular across the nation, and with this comes the rise of apartment pets. The property that you live in should not determine whether or not you have a pet. By following a few si
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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
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
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