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Horse hair whorls

September 7th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Most people will be familiar with a cowlick – the part in someone’s hair that no matter what you do to it, it won’t do what it’s told and will often go against the natural flow of your hair. Horses have very simi
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Dogs and apartment life

September 4th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As much as we love dogs and want them to be around us all the time, our living arrangements can sometimes make this impossible. However, although you may live in a building that may not look like the typical home for a p
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Focus on colic

August 31st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Colic in horses is a fairly common illness that relates to the horses digestive system. It relates to severe abdominal pain that is characterised by pawing, rolling and restlessness.  Colic can come in a number of forms
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Why does my pet have exclusions?

August 31st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Pet insurance provides peace of mind that your pet will have access to the very best veterinary attention should an unexpected injury or illness happen – that you otherwise would not be able to budget for. In saying th
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What is the best time to get pet insurance?

August 29th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
You may ask yourself whether you should get pet insurance when you have a kitten or puppy, or wait a while and get it as they are older in life. Although you may think that your puppy or kitten is healthy and unstoppable
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Equine first aid and what you need

August 24th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horses tend to find themselves in troublesome situations more often than not, which is why it is imperative to have an equine first aid kit on hand. This reduces the risk of further injury and allows you to act quickly i
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Why was my claim denied?

August 23rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
We understand that to new policy holders, it may take a while to get your head around absolutely everything that we do and don’t cover. This is why our experienced customer service team take the time to talk you throug
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Allergic to pets?

August 21st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Being allergic to pets may be more common than you think, especially among people who have other allergies or are asthmatic. Before you think you may have to re-home your pet or not get one in the first place, let Petpla
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Pet dental care myths

August 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Vets estimate that 85% of dogs over the age of 4 are suffering from some form of dental disease that if untreated can cause serious consequences. Oral hygiene in our pets can often be overlooked, however it is extremely
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Laminitis in horses

August 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Laminitis can be a common ailment in horses as it is the inflammation of the laminae of the foot – which is the soft tissue structures that attach the bone of the foot to the hoof wall. This disease causes severe pain