All By Myself

March 14th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Do our pets miss us when they’re left on their own? And if so, how does it affect them? Petplan takes a look at the issues of separation anxiety. You’re about to leave the house when you catch your pet’s eye. Is th

15 Most Common Horse Names in Australia

March 10th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
It seems as though every horse owner knows a few friends with horses of the same names. But which horse names are the most common? There are numerous horses within Australia and the world, each having a name that may not

Why Does My Dog Drool?

March 7th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
As a dog owner, you’re sure to have left the house on at least one occasion wearing an unwelcome accessory – doggy slobber. And while it’s completely natural, it can be puzzling; why do our pooches, and especially

Places in Australia to go for a Trail Ride/Horse Holiday

March 3rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horse trail riding is becoming increasingly popular as the opportunities to explore some of the world’s most amazing destinations and sceneries are easily accessible on horseback. In saying this, our own backyard is on
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Puppy Training: Socialising Your Dog

March 2nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
After the initial excitement of getting a new puppy has subsided, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the task of training the new addition to your family. A major area of your puppy’s training is socialising with o

Alternatives to Dog Walking

February 23rd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The warm weather and long evenings of the summer months offer plenty of opportunities to get out and about with your dog. However, rather than walking your dog down the same streets and paths as the rest of the year, why

Fitness Techniques To Help For Riding

February 22nd, 2017 by Petplan Australia
Horseback riding can be an enjoyable pastime for many, however without the right fitness levels it can be very demanding on your body and the horse’s body. Getting actively fitter for horse riding can build muscle cond
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Insurance to Pay For Dog Attacks in Australia

February 21st, 2017 by Petplan Australia
The number of people being taken to hospital as a result of dog bites has risen a fair amount in the past decade, while a number of people have died in the same period from dog attacks. Attacks occur due to a number of r

Allergies in Dogs and Cats

February 17th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
From fleas and mites to shampoos and toys, there are many causes of itchy, sensitive skin. What are the main causes of pet allergies, and how can I spot them? The main sign is scratching, which often results in skin irri
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Four Life Stages in the Life of a Cat and Dog

February 14th, 2017 by Petplan Australia
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