Nail Clipping

Alternatives to Nail Clipping

June 28th, 2018 by Petplan
Some dog owners know all too well the struggle of trying to cut their pet’s nails. It can be arduous process as many pets don’t like their paw area being handled. Pets begin to stress out and can become agitated and

Got a Furry Pet? Here is the Fur-indicator.

June 21st, 2018 by Petplan Australia
The most visible indicator of a pet’s health is their coat. Shiny and soft to touch shows that your pet is well nourished with essential fatty acids. Even though all breeds have different coats, you can always spot a g

Preparing for high vet bills

June 14th, 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

June 7th, 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

Dealing with equine emergencies

May 31st, 2018 by Petplan Australia
When it comes to our horses and their safety, we try as hard as possible to not let anything happen to them. However even with the greatest care and protection, at some point in time, we will have to respond to an emerge

Hoof cracks – what you need to know

May 24th, 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

Responsibilities of pet ownership

May 17th, 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

Spaying 101 – Everything you need to know

May 10th, 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

Bad weather and your pets

May 3rd, 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

Why does my dog eat grass?

April 26th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Although it is surprisingly common for dogs to eat grass, owners are still baffled by it. There are many people throwing out their theories into the reasoning behind this strange behaviour; however, no one is truly certa