pug

Pug pooch problems

April 12th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Pugs are a very popular breed among pet owners, however, they do come with some predisposed health problems. Due to their head shape, many of these health problems are related to their breathing. Petplan has given a ru
tail

Why does my dog chase its tail?

April 5th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Our canine companions can keep us entertained for hours with all the shenanigans they get up to! One of the most amusing things you pup does is chase their tail, often perplexed why they can never catch it. This behaviou
horse-insurance

Fibre Digestion

March 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horses have a one-dimensional stomach which allows them to mainly feed on fibrous vegetation or plant material. This means that fibrous plants such as grasses should make up the largest portion of their diets. Their uniq
kitten-health

Kitten Health

March 22nd, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Getting a new kitten can be an amazing experience for everyone involved. They’re adorable, fluffy and are yet to get to the stage where their claws can do some damage. These little bundles of joy can put a smile on eve
heat-stress

Heat stress in horses

March 15th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
With the temperatures soaring well past 30 degrees, it is important to keep the safety of our horses in mind. The heat and humidity can be a deadly combination and affect our horse’s health and performance if not manag
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Teaching your dog to sit

March 8th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Training your dog is an important part of raising them. It allows you to spend quality time with them whilst improving their behaviour. Whether it’s simple commands such as sit or stay, to more experienced commands
weight-management

Focus on first aid: Weight management

March 1st, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As with humans, when it comes to horses, maintaining a healthy weight is key to overall wellbeing. Being over or underweight can cause a whole range of problems from issues with your horse’s hooves to problems with the
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Sports for your dog

February 22nd, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Do you love spending time exercising with your pet, but get sick of doing the same thing over and over again? There are so many ways that you and your four-legged friend can stay active that doesn’t involve walking aro
horse

Road rules for horse riders

February 15th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As a horse owner, sometimes it is a must to walk our horses on roads in order for them to get exercise or to take them to a new area. However, do you really know the road rules when it comes to riders and what you must f
loves

Why your dog loves you more than food

February 8th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Have you ever wondered if your dog truly loves you, or are you just a food dispenser for your pooch? Many people may see themselves as a ‘doggy waiter’ who only get attention from their canine friend because they fee