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Moving House with a Pet

March 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Most people will agree that moving house is one of the most stressful events one can be put through. However, you will not be the only one feeling the pressure, your pet will notice some major changes and may become a bi
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Preparing your Horse for Winter

March 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Winter can be a tough time when it comes to you and your horses, especially if you have older horses. As the weather and ground cool, significant grass growth may not occur until well into spring. This is why it is impor
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Taking Care of Elderly Pets

March 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As your beloved pet gets older, more care must be taken to ensure that your furry friend stays healthy. Just like elderly humans, elderly pets need a bit more specialised attention. The first signs of aging are a greying
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Dogs and Chocolate

March 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
With Easter around the corner, chocolate is everywhere in the office at Petplan HQ. We can’t get enough of it! However, we are always mindful that chocolate isn’t so tasty for our canine and feline friends. Many pet
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Preparing for high vet bills

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Knowing how unpredictable horses can be, it isn’t any surprise that they can always find a way to hurt themselves no matter how safe you make their area. Each time they get injured, there is always a vet bill that com
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Basic horse care

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Learning basic horse care is the first step you should take before even thinking about bringing your new horse home. There are many important responsibilities associated with owning a horse as they are a long-term commit
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Hoof cracks – what you need to know

February 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As a horse is constantly on their feet, developing hoof cracks at some point in their life is inevitable. Many of these will heal themselves over time with the right nutrition and hoof care; however, there is a wide rang
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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
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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