How To Calm Your Pet During a Thunderstorm

April 27th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Thunderstorms can leave your pets in a state of panic as the loud noises and bright flashes can scare and stress out your furry friend. We’ll take a look at what makes your pets so anxious during storms and how you can

Grid Work Techniques for Injured Horses Getting Back Into Work

April 27th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
If your horse is out injured or you have stopped riding them for any reason for more than 3 months, all conditioning in your horse is essentially lost. You are essentially starting at zero. You have to be aware that no m

Adoption Benefits

April 24th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Australians are increasingly becoming more open to the idea of adoption as many centres begin to overfill due to backyard breeders and  irresponsible owners. The number of people adopting pets has continuously been incr

Purple Poppies

April 24th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The 25th of April is a special date on the Australian Calendar. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Today, Australians recog

6 surprising Facts From The Pet Census

April 21st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Results from the 2016 Petplan Pet Census were released last week, and it has given us some fascinating insights into how pet owners and our pets ‘tick’. Here are some of the big figures from the census… Click h

How To Introduce a Second Dog in to Your Family

April 20th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
There comes a time in a pet owner’s life where they ponder if they should get a friend for their pet – someone to hang out with while you are away or at work. Although this seems like a great idea to keep your furry

Plants that are harmful for your horse to digest

April 20th, 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 a list of some of the most harmful plants

Petplan Pet Census Report

April 18th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Click here to download a PDF copy of the full Pet Census Report: Petplan Pet Census Report For over a century, the human census has been run in Australia to gain an insight in to the people that call this land home. Aft

Dehydration in Horses

April 15th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horses need an abundance of water to keep them hydrated, particularly as the days get warmer. Horses regularly consume anywhere between 20-55 litres of water a day. But this will vary depending on the weather, along wi

Equine First Aid Kit

April 12th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Many accidents can arise when you are with your horse. This is why it is imperative that you are well organised with a first aid kit in case these accidents lead to a serious injury. The right equipment can be the differ