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How To Protect Your Dog Pet From Insects and Wildlife Naturally

February 1st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Freelance writer, travel junkie and dog enthusiast, Amber Kingsley, explains how you can keep your pets safe from insects and wildlife the natural way. Depending on where you live, you and your pets could be in danger fr
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Are There Age Limits for Pet Insurance in Australia?

January 30th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Giving a puppy or kitten a new home is one of the most exciting and rewarding commitments you can make. It is your priority to raise them the best way possible and to make sure they are strong and healthy. Like everythin
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Why Does My Cat Need to Knead?

January 23rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As part of a series of investigating the quirks of pet behaviour, we examine the feline urge to paw and prod. Most cat owners know what it’s like to be kneaded. Using their front paws and alternating between right and
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Different Types of Horse and Pony Insurance in Australia

January 19th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Anyone who has ever owned a horse, or been around horses, would surely agree on how expensive and high-maintenance they can be. After you purchase a horse, the expenses continue to add up with feed, training, shoeing/tri
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How to Reduce The Risk of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

January 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
One in every 500 dogs and cats develop diabetes, leading to costly daily insulin injections and lifelong monitoring. Yet in many cases, diabetes may be preventable, simply by establishing good feeding habits. Diabetes re
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Food Allergies in Cats and Dogs

January 12th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Skin conditions can erupt for many reasons, and can be very hard to diagnose. One common cause is a sudden allergy to food. Many recurring skin problems in cats and dogs are due to underlying allergies, caused by what th
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Training tips for your horse

January 12th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
When starting to train your horse for the first time, it is important to know and understand how horses think and react. Horses are a flight animal, therefore it is imperative that training your horse is a gradual proces
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Protect Your Dog’s Hearing, Identifying The Symptoms

January 9th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Compared to dogs, we have a pretty puny sense of hearing. We don’t hear nearly as much, nor are we as good at judging where sounds are coming from. Dogs’ hearing is roughly four times more sensitive than ours. They c
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Activities you can enjoy with your dog

January 5th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
There are numerous activities for you and your dog to be involved in with many of these involving one main attribute, obedience. The amount of career opportunities that are available to dogs is endless – searching, res
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Prevention and Control of Flies For Horses

December 22nd, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Flies are a common pest when working with horses and are often irritatingly persistent. Not only are they annoying, flies can also be carriers for human and horse related diseases. Horses tend to stomp when flies land on