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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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What to know if you’re buying a Jack Russell Terrier

June 15th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperamen
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Is your dog eating too quickly?

June 13th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Some dogs are notoriously fast eaters, barely having time to breathe as they scoff down their meals. This can make mealtime even harder if there are multiple dogs that eat at a different pace, allowing for competition co
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Coping with the death of a family pet

June 8th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
It can be difficult to come to terms with the loss of a pet. We grow close to our pets, sharing a special bond with them – they are not just a cat or a dog, but a valued and much loved member of the family. It’s impo
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Stringhalt

June 8th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Stringhalt is a somewhat common disease in Australia, but what is it exactly and how can you help your horse? Petplan will take a look in to stringhalt, the causes, diagnosis and treatment for your horses. What is string