Adopting an older dog

May 29th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
When considering getting a dog, many people will have an ideal scenario pictured in their heads. Often it will involve a cute-as-a-button puppy running around their garden, being mischievous and providing boisterous fun

Guide to every breed of pet owner

May 25th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
For every type of pet there is a different type of pet owner. This means they all see pet insurance differently too – from an essential part of caring for their best friend to a costly necessity or even an unnecessary

Ross River Fever

May 25th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Ross River Fever (RRF) is a serious disease that is carried through mosquitoes and distributed through horses and sometimes people. The disease is spread throughout Australia most commonly during the warmer months (Septe
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Most popular dog names of 2017

May 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
When it comes to naming your beloved new puppy, the decision can be excruciatingly hard! Traditional names such as Spot, Fluffy and Patch that described the look or personality of the pet have seemed to been taken over w

Plants Poisonous to Horses

May 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Sometimes when we let our horses out to pasture, it can be hard to eliminate all potentially fatal plants that can harm our horses once digested. Here at Petplan, we have created an easy to use infographic of some harmfu

Guide to pet care

May 18th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
How to arrange appropriate care for your pet whilst you’re away Deciding between friends and family, a pet sitter, professional home from home care or a boarding kennel/cattery can be tough. You will need to consider t

Tips for the first time breeder

May 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Once you’ve discovered your pet is expecting a litter you will need to prepare carefully both for the arrival of the puppies or kittens and to ensure that your dog or cat is kept in the best possible health in preparat

Preparing to Say Goodbye to Your Pet

May 16th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
There comes a time in every pet owner’s life where their furry friend’s time runs out. It’s the inevitable that we try so hard to avoid. This sad time can often come very suddenly and leave the owner in a state of

Cat Grooming

May 11th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Although cats are meticulous cleaners, they will still need a hand from you. They tend to spend most of their time either sleeping or cleaning, so you may be wondering why they need your help when their whole body is bei

Angle Load Horse Float vs Straight Load Horse Float

May 11th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Buying a horse trailer is one of the toughest choices for any horse owner. With all the different options and combinations available, it is no wonder the decision can be pondered upon for many weeks. One of the greatest