Pneumonia & Your Pet

November 20th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs that affects humans and pets alike. It is a viral or bacterial infection that causes alveoli in the lungs to fill up with pus and fluids, making it difficult for breath

Road Safety & Your Pet:

November 12th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Sadly at Petplan we see too many claims for road related accidents. Often when it comes to the road, often pet’s come off second best. With Petplan Pet Insurance you are best placed to help your pet survive, but preven

Why should I vaccinate my dog or cat?

November 7th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Why you need to vaccinate your dog and cat? Dogs and cats are wonderful life long companions but just like us they need vaccinations to protect them from getting sick. Vaccinations are particularly important to protect y

Meow-vember Breed Profile: Persian

November 6th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Perhaps thought to be the most precious and prestigious of the cat breeds, the Persian is also one of the most recognised. Hey there good lookin’ The Persian cat is an impressive looking creature with its long and luxu

Four reasons why you need puppy insurance

October 30th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Get a new puppy is an exciting time, they’re small, cute, and oh so fluffy that you just want to spend all day patting them. However, they can get into a lot of mischief in their first year of life. Here are four reaso

Grass Seed Season

October 28th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
As the grass gets dryer, grass seed issues can become a problem for pets and owners alike. The good news is that grass seed lodgements are treatable and the earlier that you are able to treat it the better: How to tell i

Ticks can cause respiratory failure or death!

October 18th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Vets are urging pet owners to be extra attentive to their pets’ behaviours this spring as the incidents of dogs and cats falling ill to ticks rises. Ticks are parasites that feed off blood. They are usually found in ar

Benefits of Pet Insurance

October 12th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Petplan pet insurance offers peace of mind for owners and support to the veterinary community. Dog insurance and cat insurance are two of the fastest growing insurance types in Australia. But still many pet owners are un

A toxic garden?

October 9th, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Spring has sprung and while it’s the season for kittens, puppies and all things cuddly, it’s also a time when your backyard can turn into a minefield for your furry friends. When the Petplan UK office researc

Moonbeam, the Springer Spaniel with seven tumours

October 3rd, 2013 by Petplan Australia
Petplan is committed to helping all dogs, cats, horses and pet owners during difficult times. In the past three years Moonbeam, a beautiful English Springer Spaniel, had a run of bad luck with thyroid, gastric, ear, and