How to Prevent Grey Horses From Getting Melanomas

March 30th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As most horse owners are aware, grey horses are more prone to developing melanomas as they have more pigmented skin, and melanoma tumours arise from mutation in the cells that make up pigmented skin. Many reports suggest

5 Social Media Tips for Business-Savvy Breeders

March 27th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Growing your social media and web design following allows you to showcase your litters, achievements and even share your interesting (and entertaining!) breeding experience. These tips can help you make the most of mark

Safety Tips When Floating Your Horse

March 24th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Taking your horse to and from places is a part of many owners’ lives. However, it is imperative that you follow proper safety procedures in order for safe travel for both you and your horse. There are a lot of diff

2016 Petplan Pet Census: Health

March 23rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
In 2016, Petplan created a Pet Census that ran over a couple of months in order to gather data about pet ownership in Australia. Over the next few weeks, we will explore this data in the form of their categories. This we

The Unexpected For Life

March 20th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
We all love our four legged friends and would go to any lengths possible to make them better in the case of an accident or illness. However, many owners have to face the difficult decision whether to choose money or thei

20 Horse Facts

March 15th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horses “lock” their legs to avoid collapsing while sleeping standing up. Horses and other equines eat constantly, because their digestive systems aren’t efficient. Horses bear their weight on a single d

Moggy Manipulation

March 15th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Feeling controlled by your cat? You’re not alone. Petplan explains how (and why) wily felines can get you to do whatever they want. Dogs have owners, cats have staff.’ As with many an old saying, this certainly conta

All By Myself

March 14th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Do our pets miss us when they’re left on their own? And if so, how does it affect them? Petplan takes a look at the issues of separation anxiety. You’re about to leave the house when you catch your pet’s eye. Is th

Cat Training

March 10th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
When it comes to training pets, the first thing that comes to mind is dogs. However with the right motivation, cats can also be trained in a range of tricks and behaviours. While they may not be as easy to train as a dog

15 Most Common Horse Names in Australia

March 10th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
It seems as though every horse owner knows a few friends with horses of the same names. But which horse names are the most common? There are numerous horses within Australia and the world, each having a name that may not