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What do you Feed your Horse?

December 7th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Horses have evolved to eat a very high fibre diet, therefore this should be the main portion of their feeding. This means they require slow feeding, which is forage that takes an extended time to collect and chew over ma
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How Hot is too Hot?

December 6th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Just like us, dogs can suffer from the effects of too much sun, with older dogs most at risk. Heat and sun require dog owners to take some extra precautions to help their canine companions avoid discomfort, sunburn and s
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Caring for Horses in Hot Weather

December 3rd, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Summer is a great time to spend outside and in the paddocks with our beloved horses. The extended daylight allows for more rides; however, this summer heat can be dangerous for your horse and can lead to dehydration, let
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Summer Safety: Dogs in Cars

November 29th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As we delve deeper and deeper into the hottest part of the year, it is even more important to keep your dog safe and healthy during the summer months. One of the most crucial aspects of this is knowing the implications a
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Why Small Businesses Use an Insurance Broker

November 27th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Small business owners tend to be born optimists with little inclination to think about what could go wrong. That’s why it pays to have a Petplan Professional insurance broker in your corner to safeguard what you’ve w
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Preparing for Horses during Bushfire Season

November 26th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Bushfires are common throughout Australia. With high temperatures and dry summers come conditions of high fire danger. People put themselves at risk trying to save their pets and livestock at the last minute when under t
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Pet Bushfire Safety

November 22nd, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Are you and your pets ready for bushfires this summer? Bushfires are extremely dangerous and threaten homes and lives of both humans and animals. Having a plan of action in case of an emergency is essential to getting ou
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Do Horses get Hay Fever?

November 19th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
During the Spring and Summer times, many people will suffer from hay fever – making their eyes itch, noses run, and generally knock the energy out of them. Although it is somewhat different, horses are able to contract
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Springtime Dangers

November 15th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Warmer weather and lighter evenings equal more time spent enjoying our gardens, starting with simple weeding and planting. But while many of the plants that we commonly keep are beautiful to look at, these garden favouri
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Equine Health in Spring

November 12th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
As the weather changes, so does the body and the way it deals with the environment around us. This is the same for all animals, especially when it comes to spring and the weather starts to warm up. Petplan will take you