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Why does my dog lick my face?

December 6th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Love it or loather it, face-licking is a common and natural canine behaviour. Rather than simply being the equivalent of an affectionate doggy kiss, it signifies different things depending on the situation. It might expr
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Summer: Dogs

December 6th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Dogs remain as eager to play as ever in warmer weather and with summer on the way it’s worth remembering that, as they can only regulate their body temperature by panting, they’re susceptible to heat stroke. Here are
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What to know if you’re buying a Labradoodle

December 5th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
There are many aspects that potential dog owners need to consider before acquiring a dog or puppy and each have their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperament and
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Keeping your pets safe around snakes this summer

December 1st, 2016 by Petplan Australia
In the warmer summer months snakes become much more active, and our four legged friends become more curious about their surroundings and their natural hunting instincts come out to play. This can lead to dogs chasing sna
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What’s The Difference Between Pet Insurance Policies?

November 28th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Searching for pet insurance can be a daunting task. There are numerous different companies out there that offer a wide variety of policies and discounts when you sign up. If you’re not sure what it is exactly that you
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Emergency kit for your pets

November 23rd, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Emergencies can come at the worst possible times and when you’re least expecting them, sometimes requiring a permanent evacuation from your home. These disasters can come in many different forms, and there are certain
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Common horse health problems

November 17th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Most horses are very resilient animals, yet like all animals, they are subject to their own set of illnesses. They are susceptible to a number of common horse health problems and issues ranging from illness and disease,
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How To Give Your Cat or Dog Medicine

November 16th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Many cats and dogs dislike taking medicine – but if they need to take regular medication tablet time can become a nightmare! Petplan looks at the best tips and tricks to get your four-legged companion to take their me
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What to Do if Your Cat or Dog Goes Missing

November 14th, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Every pet owner dreads the day they realise their much loved pet is lost or missing. Having the right knowledge of what to do in this situation could be the edge you need to get your pet returned to you safely. Petplan 
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Microchipping your pets: are you up to date with all the facts?

November 2nd, 2016 by Petplan Australia
Microchipping for cats and dogs is now compulsory in VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD and WA, and only compulsory for dogs in Tasmania. With saying this, it is important to microchip your pet so that in the event they become lost and