Siamese Breed Profile

July 20th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The Siamese is one of the most popular breeds in Australia and is easily one of the most recognisable. It is a medium sized cat with a long, thin body that is both elegant and muscular. This means they should feel a lot

The Maltese: Delicate appetites and fussy eaters

July 18th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The Maltese is a friendly little breed. Generally, these dogs love nothing more than sitting by your side, being your constant companion day and night. But they’re also a breed that tends to prefer having a set rou

Health problems in flat faced cats

July 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The rising popularity of flat-faced cat breeds has led to the continuous breeding of these feline friends. Although most are a perfect family pet, they tend to come with a predisposition to certain health problems. These

Importance of Equine Insurance

July 14th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
A true horse owner will know how much a part of the family their equine friend really is. We spend so much time with them through feeding, riding, play and endless hours keeping them comfortable and safe. This is why we

What to know if you’re buying a Persian Cat

July 13th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten as each breed has their own unique personalities and heath care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament

Introducing a new pet to the family

July 13th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Introducing your new pet to your household is an exciting time, however if done incorrectly their can be serious consequences. Whether you’re introducing a dog to a cat; dog to a dog; or a dog to children, the way

Understanding routine care cover

July 10th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
In the pet insurance industry, there is a wide debate about whether or not including routine care cover in policies is worth it – or is it just an added expense that many pet owners do not need? Routine Care is the pro

Winter dehydration in horses

July 5th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Winter can bring along a host of problems for horses, one of the main ones being dehydration. Many people think that because it is cold their horses won’t want to drink much which can lead to your horse suffering from

Equine Vaccinations

June 22nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Many equine vaccinations are standard and will be administered for all horses, although there are a range of vaccinations that will only be prescribed if there is a significant risk to the horse due to a possible outbrea

Pet Phobias

June 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Phobias are extremely common in humans – but our pets can also suffer from seemingly irrational fears. Many of the things that scare both humans and animals are a result of responses built up over millions of years of