What to look for in a boarding kennel?

April 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Every pet owner wants to take their four legged friend with them on holidays, however this cannot always be possible. Whether it is too expensive to bring them along; you’re going somewhere they’re not allowed; or th

Allergies in cats and dogs

April 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
We often see our pets scratch and itch themselves thinking that they are just getting at a little niggle. However, your dog could be trying to tell you that there is a serious problem. From fleas and mites to shampoos an

Fitness Techniques to Help your Riding

March 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horseback riding can be an enjoyable pastime for many, however, without the right fitness levels, it can be very demanding on your body and the horse’s body. Getting actively fitter for horse riding can build muscle c

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

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

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

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

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

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

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