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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Dogs vs Chocolate

April 12th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
For many of us, chocolate is an indulgence that we can’t get enough of, especially around Easter. However for pets,even a small amount can be potentially fatal to your four legged friend. Dogs are known as opportun
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Is my dog depressed?

April 11th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Mental health issues aren’t restricted to humans and it seems dogs can also develop depression. Petplan takes a look at the symptoms of depression in dogs and the things you should do if you suspect your dog is depres
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Family

April 6th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Family Values Almost all pet owners thought their pet was like a family member. In fact, 99.3% of respondents considered their four legged friends an integral part of the family. In saying this, the same percentage of an
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The 4 C’s for Dealing With Equine First Aid

April 6th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Throughout a horse’s life, it is inevitable that they will get scratched, bruised and cut at some point. More often than not, these wounds will heal quickly and cause no further problems. However, it is important to kn
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2016 Petplan Pet Census: Social Relations

April 5th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The social aspects of owning a pet should not be underestimated. More than half (60%) of the respondents believe they are more socially connected due to talking to other while out with their pet. Those who took part in t