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The Evolution of Dogs

December 10th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Is your Toy Dog more similar to a Terrier than you know? Does your Sharpei have some Dingo-like qualities? This beautiful infographic from Fast Company illustrates how modern dog breeds evolved from the Grey Wolf. &nbs
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Renting with Pets

December 10th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Anyone considering renting with a pet in Australia could be in for a big surprise – It would appear that even though we are supposed to be a nation of pet lovers, Landlords are not so in love with your pets as you! Fin
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Pet Cancer Prevention

December 10th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
It’s far better to avoid cancer than it to have to treat it. Pets are just as likely to get cancer as we are, so what can do to improve the odds? Choice of Pet Its not a big deal for cats, but for dogs there are some b
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Games to Play with your Dog

December 10th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Playing regularly with your dog will keep him stimulated, teach you about his personality and strengthen the bond between you. All dogs enjoy different games, so working out which kind he enjoys and the rewards he respon
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Is your Dog Overweight?

December 10th, 2018 by Petplan
Do you have a chubby Collie? Is your Puli looking a little roly-poly? You’re not alone. Canine obesity is a common problem. Here are the tell-tale signs of an overweight dog and some tips for getting your pet in shape.
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What do you Feed your Horse?

December 7th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horses have evolved to eat a very high fibre diet, therefore this should be the main portion of their feeding. This means they require slow feeding, which is forage that takes an extended time to collect and chew over ma
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How Hot is too Hot?

December 6th, 2018 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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Caring for Horses in Hot Weather

December 3rd, 2018 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
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Summer Safety: Dogs in Cars

November 29th, 2018 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
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Why Small Businesses Use an Insurance Broker

November 27th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Small business owners tend to be born optimists with little inclination to think about what could go wrong. That’s why it pays to have a Petplan Professional insurance broker in your corner to safeguard what you’ve w