Summer Safety: Dogs in Cars

December 9th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
As we delve deeper and deeper into the hottest part of the year, it is even more important to keep your dog safe and healthy during the summer months. One of the most crucial aspects of this is knowing the implications a

Caring for Horses in Hot Weather

December 5th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Summer is a great time to spend outside and in the paddocks with our beloved horses. The extended daylight allows for more rides; however, this summer heat can be dangerous for your horse and can lead to dehydration, let

How Hot is Too Hot?

December 2nd, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Just like us, dogs can suffer from the effects of too much sun, with older dogs most at risk. Heat and sun require dog owners to take some extra precautions to help their canine companions avoid discomfort, sunburn and s
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Hairless Cat Breeds

November 28th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Cats are usually associated with being soft and fluffy however there are a few cat breeds which do not have a lot of fur on them. ‘Hairless’ cats are truly unique when it comes to physical appearance however they are
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Horses and the Bushfire Season

November 25th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Bushfires are common throughout Australia. With high temperatures and dry summers come conditions of high fire danger. People put themselves at risk trying to save their pets and livestock at the last minute when under t
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Dog Friendly Parks and Beaches

November 21st, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Australia is lucky to have many public parks and beaches where you and your four legged friend can have some fun. Taking your dog out to the park can provide them with some great exercise and some wholesome fun! Tips It

Pet Bushfire Safety

November 18th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Are you and your pets ready for bushfires this summer? The devastating bushfires that are occurring across the country display how extremely dangerous they are. Bushfires threaten homes and lives of both humans and an
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Shyness in Pets

November 14th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
“Shyness” is a trait found in pets that are highly fearful. This may be a fear of strangers, places, sounds or movements. Nature or Nurture? Genetics play a big part in the temperament of pets. Cats and dogs have a g

Do Horses get Hay Fever?

November 11th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
During the Spring and Summer times, many people will suffer from hay fever – making their eyes itch, noses run, and generally knock the energy out of them. Although it is somewhat different, horses are able to contract
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Does My Cat Love Me?

November 7th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Cats are often associated as being less loving and affectionate than other pets. Cats show their love and affection in many different ways. We look at five different actions your cat does to show their love and affection