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Reading your Dog’s Body Language

February 14th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
  The more time you spend with your canine companion, the easier it is to read their body language. You start to pick up on every little detail from their positioning and posture to their overall behaviour and emoti
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Road Rules for Horses

February 11th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
As a horse owner, sometimes it is a must to walk our horses on roads in order for them to get exercise or to take them to a new area. However, do you really know the road rules when it comes to riders and what you must f
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Interpreting the Tail

February 7th, 2019 by Petplan Australia
Cat’s have many different ways of expressing their feelings and communicating. It is common for us humans to interpret what our cat may be feeling by paying close attention to their posture, facial expressions and
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BBQ Pet Safety

December 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
In the summer time, our pets can often appear to enjoy a BBQ just as much as we do. The opportunity to be surrounded by lots of meat sizzling away, smelling fantastic and tasting great can prove irresistible. However, it
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Pet Safety in Storms

December 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Many dogs experience severe anxiety during thunderstorms. Scientists have proven that certain dogs have canine noise aversion, a fear or anxiety associated by noise. The noise and darkness from storms, with dropping baro
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Summer Dog Treats

December 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
  Humans love nothing more than cooling down on a hot day with an ice cold drink or frozen treat, so why not make something refreshing your dog can enjoy in the warmer months too. As the weather heats up, the freeze
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Heat Stress in Horses

December 17th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
With the temperatures soaring well past 30 degrees, it is important to keep the safety of our horses in mind. The heat and humidity can be a deadly combination and affect our horse’s health and performance if not manag
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Should you shave your pet for summer?

December 13th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As summer is now in full swing and the days are longer and hotter, we tend to shed clothes until we are down to shorts or swimsuits. As a responsible pet owner, we want what is best for our furry friends. However, is it
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Mosquito Prevention for Horses

December 11th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Mosquito numbers in Australia have been on the rise this year, meaning these annoying pests are going to be around a lot more. Not only do they cause an irritating bite, mosquitoes can also carry a number of serious dise
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Keeping your Pet Calm around Fireworks

December 11th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Fireworks are a great way for celebrating events, and can be enormous fun for all of the family. However, one member who may not be so pleased is your pet. Cats and dogs have no understanding of fireworks. Things such a