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Why Does My Dog Drool?

March 7th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As a dog owner, you’re sure to have left the house on at least one occasion wearing an unwelcome accessory – doggy slobber. And while it’s completely natural, it can be puzzling; why do our pooches, and especially
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Places in Australia to go for a Trail Ride/Horse Holiday

March 3rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horse trail riding is becoming increasingly popular as the opportunities to explore some of the world’s most amazing destinations and sceneries are easily accessible on horseback. In saying this, our own backyard is on
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Puppy Training: Socialising Your Dog

March 2nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
After the initial excitement of getting a new puppy has subsided, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the task of training the new addition to your family. A major area of your puppy’s training is socialising with o
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First Time Pet Owner Checklist

February 28th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As any new pet owner knows, it can be a stressful time not only getting your pet comfortable in their surroundings, but also making sure that you have everything they need. Whether it is a new kitten or a puppy, there is
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Alternatives to Dog Walking

February 23rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The warm weather and long evenings of the summer months offer plenty of opportunities to get out and about with your dog. However, rather than walking your dog down the same streets and paths as the rest of the year, why
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Fitness Techniques To Help For Riding

February 22nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horseback riding can be an enjoyable pastime for many, however without the right fitness levels it can be very demanding on your body and the horse’s body. Getting actively fitter for horse riding can build muscle cond
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Insurance to Pay For Dog Attacks in Australia

February 21st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The number of people being taken to hospital as a result of dog bites has risen a fair amount in the past decade, while a number of people have died in the same period from dog attacks. Attacks occur due to a number of r
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The Importance of Correct Saddle Fitting For Rider and Horse

February 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Correct saddle fitting can make all the difference to both you and your horse when it comes to comfort and safety. It is the all-important link between horse and rider. An ill-fitting saddle could give your horse sores a
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Allergies in Dogs and Cats

February 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
From fleas and mites to shampoos and toys, there are many causes of itchy, sensitive skin. What are the main causes of pet allergies, and how can I spot them? The main sign is scratching, which often results in skin irri
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Four Life Stages in the Life of a Cat and Dog

February 14th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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